Urda Sands

Country/territory: Kazakhstan

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3 (2007)
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Area: 954,830 ha

Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Kazakhstan
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 medium unfavourable not assessed
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Site description
Hilly sand dunes covered with tree-shrub vegetation, alternate with plains of sandy steppe.

Key biodiversity
Copmlex of birds typical for the northern dry steppe and semidesert, especially tree-shrub areas.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Urda Sands. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.