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Aegypius monachus (Cinereous Vulture)

Wikipedia Abstract

The cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus) is a large raptorial bird that is distributed through much of Eurasia. It is also known as the black vulture, monk vulture, or Eurasian black vulture. It is a member of the family Accipitridae, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards and harriers.
View Wikipedia Record: Aegypius monachus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
11
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
42
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 9.19749
EDGE Score: 3.01529

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  21.22 lbs (9.63 kg)
Birth Weight [2]  243 grams
Clutch Size [3]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  39 years
Wing Span [4]  9.5 feet (2.9 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  
Al Hajar montane woodlands Oman Afrotropic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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
Altai alpine meadow and tundra China, Kazakstan, Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Altai montane forest and forest steppe China, Kazakstan, Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Altai steppe and semi-desert Kazahkstan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and 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
Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests Iran, Azerbaijan Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests    
Caspian lowland desert Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
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 Asian southern desert Turkmenistan stretching, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan 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
Crimean Submediterranean forest complex Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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 broadleaf forests India, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed 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
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
Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests Spain, Portugal Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Junggar Basin semi-desert China, Kazakstan, Mongolia Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Karakoram-West Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe Pakistan, China, Afghanistan, India Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Kayah-Karen montane rain forests Myanmar, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Khangai Mountains alpine meadow Mongolia Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Khangai Mountains conifer forests Mongolia Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
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
Meghalaya subtropical forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mesopotamian shrub desert Iraq, Syria, Jordan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Middle East steppe Syria, Iraq Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Mongolian-Manchurian grassland China, Mongolia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Nile Delta flooded savanna Egypt Palearctic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
North Saharan steppe and woodlands Egypt, Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
North Tibetan Plateau-Kunlun Mountains alpine desert China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
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
Northern Indochina subtropical forests China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf 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
Paropamisus xeric woodlands Afghanistan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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 coastal desert Egypt, Sudan Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands  
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
Sahara desert Egypt, Sudan, Libya, Algeria, Mauritania, Mali, Chad, Niger Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Sayan Alpine meadows and tundra Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Selenge-Orkhon forest steppe Mongolia, Russia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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
Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Sulaiman Range alpine meadows Afghanistan, Pakistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Taklimakan desert China Palearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Tarim Basin deciduous forests and steppe China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Thar desert India, Pakistan Indo-Malayan 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
Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh Iran, Iraq Palearctic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests India, Pakistan, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Coniferous Forests
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 GUADIATO 83845 Spain  
ANTICHASIA ORI KAI METEORA 178032 Greece  
Altaisky Zapovednik Ia 2177587 Altai, Russia
Arda Bridge 37121 Bulgaria  
BARONNIES - GORGES DE L'EYGUES 30841 France  
Badghyz Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 215164 Turkmenistan  
Bamingui-Bangoran Conservation Area National Park II 2783298 Central African Republic  
CAMPOS DE ALBA 38161 Spain  
Caldeirão 116847 Portugal  
Castro Verde 210891 Portugal  
Changbai Mountain Nature Reserve V 619089 Jilin, China  
Chernye Zemli Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik IV 621951 Russia  
Corbett National Park II 141853 Uttaranchal, India
DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU KAI EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PET 109185 Greece  
DELTA ACHELOOU, LIMNOTHALASSA MESOLONGIOU - AITOLIKOU, EKVOLES EVINOU, NISOI ECHINADES, NISOS PETALA 87747 Greece  
DOÑANA 281453 Spain  
Dagestan State Nature Reserve 47101 Dagestan, Russia
Daursky Biosphere Reserve 113150 Chita, Russia
Desert National Park II 672840 Rajasthan, India  
EMBALSE DE CORNALVO Y SIERRA BERMEJA 32478 Spain  
ESTRECHO 47388 Spain  
Elbrus National Park 249626 Kabardino-Balkar, Russia    
Encinares del río Alberche y río Cofio 205483 Spain  
Far East State Marine Reserve 158928 Primorsky Krai, Russia    
GORGES DE LA VIS ET CIRQUE DE NAVACELLES 50214 France  
GORGES DU TARN ET DE LA JONTE 95590 France  
Golestan National Park II 216487 Iran  
Gorges de la Dourbie et causses avoisinants 69476 France  
Great Gobi National Park Ia 13211440 Mongolia  
HAUTES CORBIERES 70173 France  
HURDES 66675 Spain  
KATO OLYMPOS, OROS GODAMANI KAI KOILADA RODIAS 60719 Greece  
KOILADA FILIOURI 92827 Greece  
KORYFES OROUS GRAMMOS 84898 Greece  
Kabardino-Balkar State Alpine Forest 204213 Kabardino-Balkar, Russia
Karkonosze National Park II 45907 Poland
Katunsky Biosphere Reserve 393162 Altai, Russia
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Kedrovaya Pad Zapovednik Ia 44224 Primorsky Krai , Russia
Khakassia State Nature Reserve 661168 Khakassia, Russia
Khankaisky State Nature Reserve 97085 Primorsky Krai, Russia
Kopetdagh Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 125705 Turkmenistan  
Kotlenska Mountain 245286 Bulgaria  
Krkonose National Park V 95995 Czech Republic  
Kugitang Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 77308 Turkmenistan  
Kuznetsk Alatau State Nature Reserve 1020298 Kemerovo, Russia
LA SERENA Y SIERRAS PERIFÉRICAS 379806 Spain  
LAS BATUECAS-SIERRA DE FRANCIA 74584 Spain  
Lazovsky Zapovednik Ia 299030 Primorsky Krai, Russia
MONFRAGÜE Y LAS DEHESAS DEL ENTORNO 287016 Spain  
MONTES DE TOLEDO 538722 Spain  
Manas National Park II 135025 Assam, India
Monchique 187820 Portugal  
Mourão/Moura/Barrancos 209832 Portugal  
NOTIO DASIKO SYMPLEGMA EVROU 72341 Greece  
NOTIOANATOLIKOS PARNASSOS - ETHNIKOS DRYMOS PARNASSOU - DASOS TITHOREAS 45523 Greece  
Nanda Devi National Park II 161583 Uttaranchal, India  
OREINOS EVROS - KOILADA DEREIOU 120853 Greece  
ORI TZENA KAI PINOVO 49586 Greece  
OROS OLYMPOS 47295 Greece  
OROS OSSA 59617 Greece  
OROS PARNASSOS 84965 Greece  
OROS VORAS 196334 Greece  
PINARES DEL BAJO ALBERCHE 124192 Spain  
RIO TAJO INTERNACIONAL Y RIBEROS 50091 Spain  
Rajaji National Park II 196637 Uttaranchal, India  
Retezat National Park II 94183 Romania
Royal Chitwan National Park II 292637 Nepal  
SIERRA DE ARACENA Y PICOS DE AROCHE 461592 Spain  
SIERRA DE CARDEÑA Y MONTORO 94979 Spain  
SIERRA DE GATA Y VALLE DE LAS PILAS 45770 Spain  
SIERRA DE GREDOS 213494 Spain  
SIERRA DE GUADARRAMA 170724 Spain  
SIERRA DE HORNACHUELOS 148342 Spain  
SIERRA DE LAS VILLUERCAS Y VALLE DEL GUADARRANQUE 188630 Spain  
SIERRA DE SAN PEDRO 284250 Spain  
SIERRA MORENA 331883 Spain  
SIERRA NORTE 438558 Spain  
SIERRA SUBBETICA 79212 Spain  
SIERRAS DE ANDÚJAR 185122 Spain  
Sayano-Shushenskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 964620 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Serra da Malcata 40396 Portugal  
Severo-Osetinsky State Nature Reserve 72970 North Ossetia, Russia
Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve 991950 Primorsky Krai, Russia
Sochi National Park 478735 Krasnodar, Russia
Sokhondinskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 521363 Chita, Russia
Strandzha 285202 Bulgaria  
Studen Kladenets 39526 Bulgaria  
Syunt-Khasardagh Zapovednik State Nature Reserve Ia 105306 Turkmenistan  
Teberdinskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 210198 Karachay-Cherkessia, Russia
Tejo Internacional, Erges e Pônsul 63692 Portugal  
The W Region National Park II 549843 Niger  
Tigireksky State Nature Reserve 100555 Altai, Russia
Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina (Ubsunur Depression) Zapovednik Ia 798640 Tuva, Russia
VALLE DEL TIÉTAR 159079 Spain  
VOUNA EVROU 104705 Greece  
Vale do Guadiana 189151 Portugal  
Verdon 39705 France  
Wolong Nature Reserve V 826140 Sichuan, China  
Yancheng Nature Reserve V 711488 China    

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Akdağ: Çivril Turkey B2
Aksu-Dzhabagly State Nature Reserve Kazakhstan A1, A3
Aktash massif Tajikistan A1, A3
Alcudia valley and mountain range Spain A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Almaty State Nature Reserve Kazakhstan A1, A3
Alto Lozoya-La Pedriza Spain A1, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Altyn-Emel National Park Kazakhstan A1, A3
Angren Plateau Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4ii
Arda Bridge Bulgaria A1, A3, B2, C1, C6
Ardahan forest Turkey B1i, B2, B3
Arys-Karaktau State Reserved Zone Kazakhstan A1, A3
Assy Plateau Kazakhstan A1, A3
Şemdinli valley Turkey A1, B1iii, B2
Badhyz Turkmenistan A1, A3
Bahu Kalat (Gandu) Protected Area Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A3, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Barchan Sarykum and Narat-Tyube Russia (European) A1, B2
Bashkyzylsay Unit of the Chatkal Mountains Biosphere Reserve Uzbekistan A1, A3
Bazarduyzi and Shalbuzdag alpine mountains Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
Berkubinski forest Russia (European) A1, A4i, B1i
Big Almaty Gorge Kazakhstan A1, A3
Bukantau Mountain Range Uzbekistan A1
Byala Reka Bulgaria A1, A3, B2, C1, C6
Canalizos mountain range (Saceruela) Spain A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Cedillo reservoir Spain A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Central section of the Kurama Mountain Range Uzbekistan A1, A3
Cijara reservoir Spain A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Crimean Nature Reserve Ukraine A1, B2, B3
Dadias-Dereiou-Aisimis forest Greece A1, A3, B2, C1, C6
Darasay Gorge Uzbekistan A1, A3
Dashtidjum Tajikistan A1, A3, A4i
Dushakerekdag Turkmenistan A1, A3
Dzhavshangoz Tajikistan A1, A3, A4i
Dzheiran Ecocentre Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4i
Dzhum-Dzhum Uzbekistan A1, A3
East Gata mountain range Spain A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
El Escorial-San Martín de Valdeiglesias Spain A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
El Pardo-Viñuelas Spain A1, A3, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Filiouri river valley and east Rodopi mountains Greece A1, B2, B3, C1, C6
Garabil Turkmenistan A1, A3
Garachop Turkmenistan A1, A3
Gekchai Bozdag mountains Azerbaijan A1, B2
Gissar State Nature Reserve Uzbekistan A1, A3
Golestan Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A3, B2, B3
Gorges du Tarn et de la Jonte France A1, B2, C1, C6
Hamoun-i Sabari and Hamoun-i Hirmand Iran, Islamic Republic of A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3
Iğdir Plain Turkey A1, B2
Iori Region Georgia A1, B2, B3
Iruelas valley Spain A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Ishkashim Tajikistan A1, A3
Iskanderkul lake and mountains Tajikistan A1, A3
Jabal Abdul Aziz Syria B2
Karnabchul Steppe Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Kasumkentski reserve Russia (European) A2, B2
Kavakli Dagi Turkey A1, B2
Kayrakkum Reservoir Tajikistan A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Khosrov Reserve Armenia A1, A3, B2
Kizilcahamam forests Turkey A1, B2
Kondara Gorge Tajikistan A1, A3
Korgonskaya Russia (Central Asian) A1, A3
Koytendag Turkmenistan A1, A3
Kurtusuv: Khovudan Turkmenistan A1, A3
Lachin area Azerbaijan A1
Las Villuercas mountain range Spain A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Lácara-Morante Spain A1, A4i, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Madrona and Andújar mountain ranges Spain A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Malcata mountains Portugal A3, C6
Malka river ravine Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
Middle reaches of the Sherabad River Uzbekistan A1, A3
Mogoltau massif Tajikistan A1, A3
Monfragüe Spain A1, A3, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Mooteh Protected Area Iran, Islamic Republic of B2
Mount Aktau Uzbekistan A1
Murat Dagi Turkey B2
North-east Turkey Turkey A1, A3, A4iv, B1iii, B1iv, B2
Northern slope of Guadarrama mountain range Spain A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Nuratau Range Uzbekistan A1, A3, A4ii
Orota depression Russia (European) A1, B2
Oygaing River Valley Uzbekistan A1, A3
Peña de Francia Spain A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Protected area of Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli forest Greece A1, A3, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Pulatkhan Gorge Uzbekistan A1, A3
Ravine of Eshkakon river Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
River Guadiana Portugal A1, B2, C1, C6
Samurski ridge Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
San Pedro mountain range Spain A1, A4i, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C3, C6
Sarani Iran, Islamic Republic of B2
Sarikamiş forest Turkey A1, B1iii, B2
Sündiken mountain Turkey A1, B1iii, B2
Serra de Penha Garcia e Campina de Toulões Portugal A1, B2, C1, C6
Sierra Morena de Córdoba Spain A1, A3, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Sierra Morena de Sevilla Spain A1, B1i, B2, C1, C2, C6
Sierra Pelada mountain range Spain A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Sources of Kuna and Shisha rivers Russia (European) A1, A2, A3, B2
South forest complex of Evros prefecture Greece A1, A3, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
South-west Gizzar Foothills Uzbekistan A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iv
Studen Kladenets Bulgaria A3, B2, C6
Sumbar Turkmenistan A1, A3
Tadmur desert and mountains Syria A1, B2
Türkmenbaba Dagi Turkey A1, B1iii, B2
Tereklisay section of the Chatkal Mountains Biosphere Reserve Uzbekistan A1, A3
Toledo mountains-Cabañeros Spain A1, A3, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Toraygyr Ridge Kazakhstan A1
Tramuntana mountains Spain A1, A4ii, B1i, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
Tuzkan Lake Uzbekistan A1, A4i, A4iii
Uly Balkan Turkmenistan A1, A3
Upper Charyn Kazakhstan A1
Upper River Tejo Portugal A4i, B1i, B2, C6
West Andévalo Spain A1, B1i, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey No
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam 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

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Alpenzoo Innsbruck - Tirol
Binder Park Zoo
Birmingham Zoo
Blank Park Zoo of Des Moines
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Buffalo Zoological Gardens
Burger's Zoo
Bursa Zoo (Bursa Hayvanat Bahcesi)
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
David Traylor Zoo of Emporia
Denver Zoological Gardens
Detroit Zoological Society
Grand Parc Du Puy Du Fou
Henson Robinson Zoo
Houston Zoo, Inc.
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Kaliningrad Zoo
Kazan Zoological & Botanical Garden
Kharkiv Zoo
Kishinev Zoopark
Kyiv Zoological Park
Leningrad Zoo - St. Petersburg
Lincoln Park Zoological Gardens
Miami Metrozoo
Mill Mountain Zoo
Milwaukee County Zoological Gardens
Monde Sauvage Safari SPRL
Moscow Zoological Park
Mulhouse Zoo
Municipal Independent Org. Roev Ruchei
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
North of England Zoological Society
Novosibirsk Zoological Park
Oklahoma City Zoological Park
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Parc Zoologique d'Amneville
Parc Zoologique de Paris (MNHN)
Parco Faunistico La Torbiera
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Pueblo Zoo
Riga Zoo
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Sunset Zoo
Taipei Zoo
Tallinn Zoo
Tbilisi Zoo
The Hawk Conservancy
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Westfalischer Zoologischer Gtn Munster
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendael
Zoo de Doue-la-Fontaine
Zoo Dresden GmbH
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoo Osnabrück
Zoo Parc de Beauval
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologicka Garden & Chateau Zlin-Lesna
Zoologicka zahrada Liberec
Zoologicka zahrada Olomouc
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding
Zoologischer Garten Wuppertal

Range Map

Azas Zapovednik;

Photos

Citations

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