Ikh gazriin chuluu

Surface area: 9,300 ha
Elevation: 1,706 m

Protection status: Unprotected.

Site description: The site comprises two groups of rocky mountain, situated 20km away from each other in the middle of true desert and semi-desert zones. There grow elm trees along dry riverbeds. Brushes and dry steppe vegetations dominate between mountains and their surrounding areas. Tourist camp operates at the site. Increasing livestock number is resulting to degradation of pastureland. In dry years, many herders came to the site from the south, leading to shortage and degradation of pastureland.

Importance for birds: Globally Threatened bird species such as Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug) and Lesser Kestrel (F.naumanni) breed at the site. Cinereous Vulture (Aegypius monachus) also common here. The mountains of the site are favorable places for migratory birds to stopover.

Special flora and fauna: Globally and nationally threatened wildlife species such as Argali Ovis ammon, Siberian Ibex (Capra sibirica), Mongolian Gazelle (Procapra gutturosa) and Siberian Marmot (Marmota sibirica) occur at the site.