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Gypaetus barbatus (Bearded Vulture)

Wikipedia Abstract

The bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), also known as the lammergeier or ossifrage, is a bird of prey and the only member of the genus Gypaetus. Traditionally considered an Old World vulture, it actually forms a minor lineage of Accipitridae together with the Egyptian vulture (Neophron percnopterus), its closest living relative. It is not much more closely related to the Old World vultures proper than to, for example, hawks, and differs from the former by its feathered neck.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
37
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
47
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 27.7121
EDGE Score: 3.35732

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  11.18 lbs (5.07 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  224 grams
Clutch Size [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  40 years
Wing Span [4]  8.6 feet (2.62 m)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests Greece, Turkey, Macedonia Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Alai-Western Tian Shan steppe Kazahkstan, Uzbekistan, Tadjikistan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Alashan Plateau semi-desert China, Mongolia Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Anatolian conifer and deciduous mixed forests Turkey Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Arabian Desert and East Sahero-Arabian xeric shrublands Saudi Arabia, Oman, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Egypt , Iraq, Jordan, Syria Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Azerbaijan shrub desert and steppe Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Badghyz and Karabil semi-desert Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Tajikistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Baluchistan xeric woodlands Pakistan, Afghanistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Cantabrian mixed forests Spain, Portugal Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests Iran, Azerbaijan Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests    
Caucasus mixed forests Georgia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Afghan Mountains xeric woodlands Afghanistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Central Anatolian deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Anatolian steppe Turkey Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central Asian northern desert Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Central Asian riparian woodlands Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Central Persian desert basins Iran, Afghanistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Central Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Corsican montane broadleaf and mixed forests France Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Crete Mediterranean forests Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Drakensberg alti-montane grasslands and woodlands South Africa Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
East Afghan montane conifer forests Pakistan, Afghanistan Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
East African montane forests Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
East African montane moorlands Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Eastern Anatolian deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Anatolian montane steppe Iran, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Gobi desert steppe China, Mongolia Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests India, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests Bhutan, India, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Coniferous Forests
Eastern Mediterranean conifer-sclerophyllous-broadleaf forests Turkey, Jordan, Israel, Syria Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Elburz Range forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests    
Emin Valley steppe China, Kazakstan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Ethiopian montane forests Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Ethiopian montane grasslands and woodlands Ethiopia, Eritrea Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Ethiopian montane moorlands Ethiopia Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Euxine-Colchic broadleaf forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Ghorat-Hazarajat alpine meadow Afghanistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Gissaro-Alai open woodlands Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Gobi Lakes Valley desert steppe Mongolia Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Great Lakes Basin desert steppe Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Helanshan montane conifer forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Hengduan Mountains subalpine conifer forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Himalayan subtropical pine forests India, Bhutan, Nepal Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Hindu Kush alpine meadow Afghanistan, Pakistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe Pakistan, China, Afghanistan, India Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Kopet Dag semi-desert Iran, Turkmenistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Kopet Dag woodlands and forest steppe Iran, Turkmenistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Kuh Rud and Eastern Iran montane woodlands Iran Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Masai xeric grasslands and shrublands Kenya Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Mediterranean conifer and mixed forests Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Mediterranean High Atlas juniper steppe Morocco Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Mesopotamian shrub desert Iraq, Syria, Jordan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Middle East steppe Syria, Iraq Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
North Tibetan Plateau-Kunlun Mountains alpine desert China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Northeastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests China, India, Bhutan Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Northeastern Spain and Southern France Mediterranean forests France, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Northwest Iberian montane forests Portugal, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows China, Pakistan, India Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Northwestern thorn scrub forests India, Pakistan Indo-Malayan Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Nujiang Langcang Gorge alpine conifer and mixed forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Ordos Plateau steppe China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Pamir alpine desert and tundra China, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Pindus Mountains mixed forests Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Pontic steppe Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Pyrenees conifer and mixed forests Spain, France, Andorra Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Qaidam Basin semi-desert China Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Qilian Mountains conifer forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Qilian Mountains subalpine meadows China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Qionglai-Minshan conifer forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Red Sea Nubo-Sindian tropical desert and semi-desert Egypt, Jordan, Saudia Arabia, Yemen, Oman Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Registan-North Pakistan sandy desert Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Rwenzori-Virunga montane moorlands Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda Afrotropic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Sahelian Acacia savanna Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Sayan Alpine meadows and tundra Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Sayan Intermontane steppe Russia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Sayan montane conifer forests Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
South Iran Nubo-Sindian desert and semi-desert Iran, Iraq, Pakistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Southeast Tibet shrub and meadows China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Southern Anatolian montane conifer and deciduous forests Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwestern Arabian foothills savanna Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Oman Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Sulaiman Range alpine meadows Afghanistan, Pakistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Taklimakan desert China Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tian Shan foothill arid steppe China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Tian Shan montane conifer forests China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Tibetan Plateau alpine shrub and meadows China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Western Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows India, Nepal Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Western Himalayan broadleaf forests India, Pakistan, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Yarlung Tsangpo arid steppe China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Zagros Mountains forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
ALTO CINCA 36250 Spain  
ANATOLIKI RODOS: PROFITIS ILIAS - EPTA PIGES - EKVOLI LOUTANI - KATERGO, REMA GADOURA - CHERSONISOS 33216 Greece  
ASTEROUSIA ORI (KOFINAS) 70792 Greece  
Adamello Presanella 69894 Italy  
Aigüestortes 138461 Spain  
Alania National Park 135725 North Ossetia, Russia
Alpi Marittime 83205 Italy  
Alpi Veglia e Devero - Monte Giove 37357 Italy  
Alt Pallars 190550 Spain  
Alta Valsesia e Valli Otro, Vogna, Gronda, Artogna e Sorba 46789 Italy  
Altaisky Zapovednik Ia 2177587 Altai, Russia
Alte Valli Stura e Maira 103806 Italy  
Alto Garda Bresciano 53192 Italy  
Arabako Hegoaldeko Mendilerroak / Sierras Meridionales de Álava 40518 Spain  
Badghyz Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 215164 Turkmenistan  
Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve V 462837 Yunnan, China  
Baish Aran 30767 Spain  
Brenta 73487 Italy  
CANIGOU-CONQUES DE LA PRESTE 49975 France  
COTIELLA - SIERRA FERRERA 62948 Spain  
Capçaleres del Ter i del Fresser 30926 Spain  
Chail Sanctuary IV 31333 Himachal Pradesh, India  
Chatkal Mountains Biosphere Reserve 141740 Uzbekistan  
Corbett National Park II 141853 Uttaranchal, India
DIKTI: OROPEDIO LASITHIOU, KATHARO, SELENA, KRASI, SELAKANO, CHALASMENI KORYFI 84034 Greece    
DYTIKI RODOS: ORI ATTAVYROS & AKRAMYTIS, TECHNITI LIMNI APOLAKKIAS KAI NISIDES GEORGIOU, STRONGYLI, 32379 Greece  
Dolomiti Feltrine e Bellunesi 77549 Italy  
EL TURBÓN Y SIERRA DE SÍS 60101 Spain  
ETHNIKOS DRYMOS SAMARIAS - FARANGI TRYPITIS - PSILAFI - KOUSTOGERAKO 34545 Greece  
Elbrus National Park 249626 Kabardino-Balkar, Russia    
Golestan National Park II 216487 Iran  
Gorges de la Frau et Bélesta 30599 France  
Great Gobi National Park Ia 13211440 Mongolia  
Great Himalayan National Park II 184040 Himachal Pradesh, India
HAUT GIFFRE 44780 France  
Haute Soule : Massif de la Pierre St Martin 45351 France  
Hautes vallées d'Aspe et d'Ossau 121620 France  
KOILADA FILIOURI 92827 Greece  
KORYFES OROUS VORA 99917 Greece  
Kabardino-Balkar State Alpine Forest 204213 Kabardino-Balkar, Russia
Katunsky Biosphere Reserve 393162 Altai, Russia
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Khakassia State Nature Reserve 661168 Khakassia, Russia
Kopetdagh Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 125705 Turkmenistan  
Kugitang Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 77308 Turkmenistan  
Kugti Sanctuary IV 126362 Himachal Pradesh, India  
LA VANOISE 132493 France  
LAZAROS KORYFI - MADARA DIKTIS 32514 Greece    
LEFKA ORI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI 131864 Greece  
LIMNES KAI LIMNOTHALASSES TIS THRAKIS - EVRYTERI PERIOCHI KAI PARAKTIA ZONI 72787 Greece  
LOS VALLES 79029 Spain  
Les Ecrins 227201 France  
Mount Everest (Sagarmatha) National Park II 275416 Nepal
Mount Kenya Biosphere Reserve II 146694 Kenya
Mount Kulal Biosphere Reserve 1729738 Kenya  
NOTIOANATOLIKOS PARNASSOS - ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PARNASSOU - DASOS TITHOREAS 45523 Greece  
Nanda Devi National Park II 161583 Uttaranchal, India  
Nargu Sanctuary IV 70769 Himachal Pradesh, India  
Nechisar National Park II 256137 Ethiopia  
ORDESA Y MONTE PERDIDO 38568 Spain  
OREINOS EVROS - KOILADA DEREIOU 120853 Greece  
ORI TZENA KAI PINOVO 49586 Greece  
OROS DOUSKON, ORAIOKASTRO, DASOS MEROPIS, KOILADA GORMOU, LIMNI DELVINAKIOU 43020 Greece  
OROS OLYMPOS 47295 Greece  
OROS OTHRYS, VOUNA GKOURAS KAI FARANGI PALAIOKERASIAS 76799 Greece  
OROS TYMFI (GKAMILA) 67747 Greece  
OROS VORAS 196334 Greece  
PICOS DE EUROPA 58769 Spain    
POSETS - MALADETA 82205 Spain  
Pamir-i-Buzurg Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Reserve IV 199583 Afghanistan  
Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso 175751 Italy  
Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio National Park V 333737 Italy
Prepirineu Central català 141034 Spain  
Reserva de Grazalema Nature Park V 126034 Spain  
Reserva de Ordesa-Vinamala Biosphere Reserve 127002 Spain  
Reserve de la Biosphere de la Vallee du Fango Biosphere Reserve 58070 France    
Roncesvalles-Selva de Irati 42104 Spain  
SIERRA DE MONCAYO - LOS FAYOS - SIERRA DE ARMAS 44956 Spain  
SIERRA Y CAÑONES DE GUARA 201020 Spain  
SIERRAS DE SANTO DOMINGO Y CABALLERA Y RÍO ONSELLA 88167 Spain  
Sayano-Shushenskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 964620 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Serengeti-Ngorongoro Biosphere Reserve 5696026 Tanzania  
Serra de Boumort-Collegats 46055 Spain  
Serres del Montsec, Sant Mamet i Mitjana 80111 Spain  
Severo-Osetinsky State Nature Reserve 72970 North Ossetia, Russia
Sierra de Artxuga, Zarikieta y Montes de Areta 43293 Spain  
Sochi National Park 478735 Krasnodar, Russia
Stelvio 39831 Italy  
Syunt-Khasardagh Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 105306 Turkmenistan  
Teberdinskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 210198 Karachay-Cherkessia, Russia
Tossa Plana de Lles-Puigpedrós 32885 Spain  
Trans-Baikal National Park 660209 Buryatia, Russia
Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina (Ubsunur Depression) Zapovednik Ia 798640 Tuva, Russia
Ultimo - Solda nel Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio 69162 Italy  
VIÑAMALA 62053 Spain  
VOUNA EVROU 104705 Greece  
Vall Alta de Serradell-Serra de Sant Gervàs 31936 Spain  
Vallée de la Nive des Aldudes, Col de Lindux 36572 France  
Verdon 39705 France  
Wolong Nature Reserve V 826140 Sichuan, China  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Al-Mahwit Yemen A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Aladaglar Turkey B2
Alaniya National Park Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Alborz-e Markazi Protected Area Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, B2, B3
Arasbaran Protected Area Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Areta, Archuba and Zariquieta mountain ranges Spain A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Şemdinli valley Turkey A1, B1iii, B2
Bakhma, Dukan and Darbandikhan dams Iraq A4iii, B2, B3
Bazarduyzi and Shalbuzdag alpine mountains Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
Belagua-Ansó-Hecho Spain B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Bolkar mountains Turkey A3, B2
Boumort mountains Spain B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Cadí mountains Spain B1iv, B2, C5, C6
Cirque de Gavarnie France B2, C6
Dana: Feinan Jordan A1, A2, A3, B1iv, B2, B3
Dos Ríos and Orba mountain ranges Spain A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Eastern Caucasus Georgia A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Forêts domaniales de Corse France A1, A2, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6
Gistaín-Cotiella Spain B2, C6
Golestan Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A3, B2, B3
Guara mountain range Spain A4ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Haut Giffre France B2, C6
Ilgaz mountains Turkey B2
Iori Region Georgia A1, B2, B3
Izaga crag Spain B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Jabal al-Lawz Saudi Arabia B2, B3
Jabal Shibam Yemen A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Jabal Sumarah: Wadi Rafood: Wadi Bana Yemen A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Jerusalem wilderness Palestinian Authority Territories A4i, B1i, B1iv, B2, B3
Judean desert Israel A1, A3, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Kabardino-Balkarski Nature Reserve Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Kavakli Dagi Turkey A1, B2
Kavir region Iran, Islamic Republic of A3, B2, B3
Kawkaban: Shibam Yemen A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Kebyaktepe ridge Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
Khosrov Reserve Armenia A1, A3, B2
Kosobo-Kelebski reserve Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B1i, B2
Krioneritis mountain Greece B2, B3, C6
Lar River Protected Area Iran, Islamic Republic of A3, B2, B3
Lefka mountains Greece B2, C6
Leyre, Illón and San Miguel mountain ranges Spain A4ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C6
Marinskaya cuesta of Skalisti ridge Russia (European) A1, B2
Massif du Canigou-Carança France A4iv, B1iv, B2, B3, C5, C6
Meghri Armenia A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Monteixo-L'Orri-Tornafort Spain B2, C6
Montsech and Montgai mountains Spain B2, C2, C6
Mount Asterousia (Kofinas) Greece B2, B3, C6
Mount Dikti Greece B2, C6  
Mount Ghiona, Reka ravine, Lazorema, and Vathia Lakka Greece A3, B2, B3, C6
Mount Idi Greece B2, B3, C6  
Mount Kedros and Kourtaliotiko gorge Greece B2  
Mount Koutroulis, Mount Ag. Dikaios and Modia plateau Greece B2, C6
Mount Olympos Greece A3, B2, B3, C6
Mount Thryptis and Mount Ornon Greece B2, C6  
Mount Vardousia Greece B2, B3, C6
Mujib Jordan A1, A3, B1iv, B2, B3
North-east Turkey Turkey A1, A3, A4iv, B1iii, B1iv, B2
Ordesa-Bielsa Spain A3, B2, C6
Oturia-Canciás Spain B2, C6
Panticosa-Vignemale-Tendeñera Spain B2, C6
Parc National de la Vanoise France A3, B2, C2, C6
Parc National du Mercantour France B2, B3, C2, C6
Posets-Maladeta Spain A3, B2, C6
Priel'brus'ye National Park Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
Puig Carlit et environs France B2, B3, C2, C6
Ravine of Gundelen-Tyzyl river Russia (European) A1, B2
Roncesvalles-Irati-Abodi mountain range Spain A4i, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, B2, C2, C5, C6
Rum: Qa Hizma Jordan A3, B2, B3
San Juan de la Peña-Oroel crag Spain B2, B3, C6
San Mauricio-Bohí-Beret Spain A3, B2, C2, C6
Sant Gervás mountains Spain B2, C2, C6
Santo Domingo-Riglos-Gratal Spain A4ii, B1iii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Sündiken mountain Turkey A1, B1iii, B2
Ser Amadiya Iraq A1, A3, B2, B3
Shallal ad-Dahna Saudi Arabia B2, B3
Southern and eastern part of Mount Parnassos Greece A3, B2, B3, C6
Taif escarpment Saudi Arabia A1, A2, A3, B1iv, B2, B3
Targimskaya intermountain Russia (European) A2, A3, B2
Tlyaratinski reserve Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
Turbón-Espés-Sis Spain B2, B3, C2, C6
Uludag Turkey B2
Vallée d'Asco France A1, A2, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6
Vallée de la Restonica France A1, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6
Vallée de Melles, cols d'Aoueran et d'Artisagou et Mont Vallier France B2, C6
Vallée du Verghello France A1, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6
Vallées du Lis et de la Pique France B2, C6
Wadi al-Birayn Yemen A2, A3, B2, B3
Zangezoor Armenia A1, A2, A3, B2
Zones rupestres du Tarasconnais et massif d'Aston France B2, C6

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey No
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Horn of Africa Djibouti, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Oman, Somalia, Yemen No
Irano-Anatolian Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Turkmenistan No
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey No
Mountains of Central Asia Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Prey / Diet

Apodemus sylvaticus (Old World wood and field mouse)[5]
Bos taurus indicus (aurochs)[5]
Capra caucasica cylindricornis (East Caucasian tur)[6]
Equus caballus (horse)[5]
Martes foina (Beech Marten)[5]
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit)[5]
Ovis aries orientalis (mouflon)[5]
Rupicapra pyrenaica (Pyrenean chamoios)[5]
Sus scrofa (wild boar)[5]
Talpa europaea (European Mole)[5]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aegolius funereus (Boreal Owl)1
Aquila chrysaetos (Golden Eagle)1
Aquila fasciata (Bonelli's Eagle)1
Ardea cinerea (Grey Heron)1
Asio otus (Long-eared Owl)2
Buteo buteo (Common Buzzard)1
Canis lupus (Wolf)3
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)1
Circus aeruginosus (Western Marsh Harrier)1
Coronella austriaca (Smooth Snake)1
Corvus corax (Northern Raven)3
Felis silvestris (Wildcat)1
Genetta genetta (Common Genet)1
Hemorrhois hippocrepis (Horseshoe Snake)2
Hieraaetus pennatus (Booted Eagle)1
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)1
Lanius excubitor (Northern Shrike)1
Larus marinus (Great Black-backed Gull)1
Lynx lynx (Eurasian Lynx)2
Lynx pardinus (Iberian Lynx)1
Milvus migrans (Black Kite)1
Milvus milvus (Red Kite)1
Mustela erminea (Ermine)2
Mustela nivalis (Least Weasel)2
Mustela putorius (European Polecat)1
Natrix natrix (European Grass Snake)1
Neophron percnopterus (Egyptian Vulture)1
Strix aluco (Tawny Owl)2
Uncia uncia (Snow leopard)1
Ursus arctos (Grizzly Bear)1
Vipera latastei (Lataste’s Viper)1
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)2
Zamenis longissimus (Aesculapean Snake)1
Zamenis scalaris (Ladder Snakes)2

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Callopsylla gypaetina[7]
Pulex irritans (human flea)[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
Grand Parc Du Puy Du Fou
Helsinki Zoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny, Plock
Moscow Zoological Park
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parco Natura Viva
Podkrusnohorsky Zoopark Chomutov
Riga Zoo
San Diego Zoobarbatus
Schoenbrunner Tiergarten GmbH
Tallinn Zoo
Wilhelma Zoo
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Zoo Hannover GmbH
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoological Garden Pragueaureus
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
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Zoologicka zahrada Liberec
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Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

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