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Location Russia (European), Vologda region
Central coordinates 37o 39.52' East  60o 25.78' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i, B1i, B2
Area 15,555 ha
Altitude 150 - 190m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Lake of glacial origin with low floodplain and low level of development. Mosaic of forested and agricultural patches. Water is almost fully covered by frindge vegatation.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus breeding  1998  1-2 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1998  20-30 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1998  20 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  1998  5-10 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus breeding  1998  250-300 breeding pairs  medium  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  1998  1-10 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  1998  50-100 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica breeding  1998  10-50 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  50%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Standing brackish and salt water  42%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Urban parks and gardens  9%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 40%
forestry 60%
hunting 80%

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 V.T.Butiev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Druzhinnoe lake and its outskirts. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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