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Branta Cover Language of the article: Russian Cite: Kostin Yu, S. ., Beskaravayny М, М. . (2003). System of the Demerdzhy Mountains in the Crimea - a territory important for supporting diversity of birds. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 6, 18-24 Keywords: Crimea, Demerdzhy Mountains, ornithocomplexes, IBA Views: 317 Branta copyright Branta license

Branta Issues > Issue №6 (2003)

Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 18-24

System of the Demerdzhy Mountains in the Crimea - a territory important for supporting diversity of birds

Kostin S.Yu., Beskaravayny М.М.

The results of ornithological investigation of a system of the Demerdzhy Mountains in 2002 year are presented. Total bird population in this area in the spring-summer period consists of about 40 species. Composition of forest (21 sp.), rocky (7 sp.), and steppe (9 sp.) ornithocomplexes as well as data on 8 bird species of the Red Data Book of Ukraine (Circaetus gallicus, Aguila heliaca, Aegypius monachus, Gyps fulvus, Falco cherrug, Falco peregrinus, Bubo bubo, Monticola saxatilis) are given. This territory is promising to be included in the list of IBA.

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