Pandion haliaeetus haliaeetus

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Rare and Endangered Animals of Armenia

Animal in Armenia

Սովորական ջրարծիվ (“Sovorakan Jrartsiv”)


Disappearing species. Included in the Red Book of the former Soviet Union.

Habitat in Armenia

Registered in Vayk, Vardenis, Yeghegnadzor, Krasnoselsk, Martuni, Armavir, Hrazadan, Sisian, and Ejmiatsin regions of Armenia, and around Lake Sevan.

Number in the wild

The overall number in Armenia is not available. But the number will hardly exceed a dozen.

Reasons for decrease in number

Pollution of water reservoirs. Use of water reservoirs for industrial purposes.

Number in captivity

One species kept in Moscow zoo.

Measures of protection taken

Hunting is forbidden in the territory of Armenia. Included in the Appendix 2 of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

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