Pandion haliaeetus haliaeetus
Animal in Armenia
Սովորական ջրարծիվ (“Sovorakan Jrartsiv”)
Disappearing species. Included in the Red Book of the former Soviet Union.
Habitat in Armenia
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.