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Location Russia (European), Leningrad region
Central coordinates 34o 55.85' East  61o 8.65' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 40,690 ha
Altitude 32 - 48m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description One of the largest artificial resrvouir located on the east-nothern part of Lningrad region.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1998  5 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  12%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  88%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 12%
hunting 17%
not utilised 83%

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.G.Pchelintsev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ivinski flood-plain (Verkhnesvirskoye reservoir). Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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