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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 53o 53.00' East  55o 15.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 6,000 ha
Altitude 86 - 263m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description One of ten existing on Bugulminsko-Belebeevskaya upland forests with the age about 150-200 years old. Rather large part of IBAs were cutting in previous years, but in the center of massive patches of native forests are still exist.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1998  5 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  90%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
forestry 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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bakalinski forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2014

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