Yamantau mountain

Country/territory: Russia (European)

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

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.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

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