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Location Russia (European), Ivanovo region
Central coordinates 41o 35.78' East  56o 29.48' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i
Area 21,550 ha
Altitude 80 - 97m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Area located on the boundaries of two administrativ regions - Ivanovo regoin and Vladimir region. Due to that fact this floodplain and forested place are still maintaned in good conditions - very close to native one. Floodplain of the Klyazma river are very important as staging area for migrating waterfowl in spring. Forests and meadows are also very important breeding area for many rare birdas.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2005  3-4 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  200 breeding pairs  A1  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2005  700-1,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1999  20-40 breeding pairs  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Klyaz'minskiy Zakaznik 8,500 protected area contained by site 8,500  
Klyaz'minskiy okhotnichiy zakaznik Zakaznik 12,500 protected area contained by site 12,500  

Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caretakers of Klyazminski bobrovo-vykhukholevi zakaznik 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland  50%
Wetlands (inland)   5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  25%
Grassland Humid grasslands  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 45%
forestry 25%
urban/industrial/transport 5%

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.N.Melnikov, V.V.Sharonov, S.N.Barinov, S.V.Buslaev, G.M.Salnikov, A.B.Kostin, R.Yu.Kiselev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Klyazminski reserve. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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