Yamantau mountain

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A3, B2 (2000)
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Area: 236,065 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Several rather high mountain ridges bisected by mountain rivers, located to the north-east of the town of Inzer.

Key biodiversity
The area contains a diverse range of bird species as it is located on the boundary of two biome zones: European taiga and Eastern Siberian taiga zones, with more mountainous parts show a characteristic species composition.Only data on European taiga species (A3) was included in the 4WBDB.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yamantau mountain. Downloaded from on 28/01/2021.