IR055
Oshtrankuh Protected Area


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1994

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Caspian Snowcock Tetraogallus caspius LC resident 1977 present A3
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 1977 7 breeding pairs B2
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 1977 frequent A3
Sombre Tit Poecile lugubris LC resident 1977 frequent A3
Upcher's Warbler Hippolais languida LC breeding 1977 abundant A3, B3
Plain Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus neglectus LC breeding 1977 abundant A3, B3
White-throated Robin Irania gutturalis LC breeding 1977 common A3
Finsch's Wheatear Oenanthe finschii LC breeding 1977 common A3
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia LC breeding 1977 common A3
Pale Sparrow Carpospiza brachydactyla LC breeding 1977 common A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 1977 present A3
Eurasian Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys sanguineus LC breeding 1977 present A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Oshtran Kuh Protected Area 99,250 is identical to site 99,250

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oshtrankuh Protected Area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.