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Location Russia (European), Ivanovo region
Central coordinates 42o 30.00' East  56o 40.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 3,000 ha
Altitude 94 - 103m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2005  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999  50-100 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1999  30-40 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Poima reki Lukh 2005

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland  60%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams  40%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 100%

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, S.N.Barinov, R.Yu.Kiselev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood plain of Lukh river between Myt and Mugreevo-Nikol'skoye villages. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2014

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