Watershed of Bel'skaya and Nugush rivers

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU breeding 1999 2-3 breeding pairs A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 1999 2-4 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Shulgan-Tash Zapovednik 22,531 protected area contained by site 22,531
Peschera Shul'gan-Tash (Kapova) Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bashkiria National Park 93,753 protected area overlaps with site 93,800
Altyn-Solok Zakaznik 90,800 protected area overlaps with site 90,800


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Wooded steppe -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Watershed of Bel'skaya and Nugush rivers. Downloaded from on 25/09/2020.