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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 54o 23.65' East  54o 12.20' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 14,990 ha
Altitude 250 - 500m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description One of the large island's forest on the Bugulminsko-Belebeevskaya upland. Instead of the high level of logging at area in previous years there are still number of old trees could be meet on IBAs (100-120 years).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1998  4 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Asly-Kul' Nature Park 47,500 protected area overlaps with site 8,000  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  90%
Artificial - terrestrial   10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
nature conservation and research 100%
tourism/recreation 90%

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References I.V.Karyakin

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Usen'-Ivanovski forest. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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