Pis'myanskiye Gori area

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 1999 2 breeding pairs A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Reka Stepnoi Zai Nature Monument 10,887 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Urban parks and gardens -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
energy production and mining -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pis'myanskiye Gori area. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.