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Location Russia (European), Kaliningrad region
Central coordinates 22o 33.25' East  54o 24.05' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 29,645 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1999  4-6 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Vyshtynetski Les 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland  70%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
forestry 70%
hunting 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 G.V.Grishanov

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Vishtynetski (Red) forest. Downloaded from on 27/11/2015

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