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Location Russia (European), Kaliningrad region
Central coordinates 20o 55.50' East  54o 32.40' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 11,935 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Key Biodiversity Lakes system locating in the centre of bog is a place for gathering of migrating geese (mostly A.albifrons).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1999  4-5 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 Boloto "Tselau" 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  50%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs  50%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 50%
hunting 60%
military 70%

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Tselau bog system. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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