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Sources of Khudes river


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Caucasian Snowcock Tetraogallus caucasicus LC breeding 2007 present A2, A3
Caucasian Grouse Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi NT breeding 2007 present A2, A3
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 2007 4-6 breeding pairs A1

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Khasautskiy Zakaznik 18,600 protected area overlaps with site 3,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Raised bogs -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sources of Khudes river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.