|Location||Russia (European), Kirov region|
|Central coordinates||47o 44.00' East 58o 12.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i, B1i|
|Altitude||105 - 120m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description Different types of forests in the middle belt of Taiga zone with many bogs. fens and wet forest patches. There are a lot of logging areas at the site, new forested patches of different years old etc.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Corncrake Crex crex||breeding||1996||25 breeding pairs||-||A1||Least Concern|
|Great Snipe Gallinago media||breeding||1997||100 breeding pairs||-||A1, A4i, B1i||Near Threatened|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland||88%|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Highly improved re-seeded landscapes||5%|
Conservation response The establishment of nature reserve is needed with reduction of forest management (logging), also certain level of agriculture activities are needed (small meadows should be mowed and a little bit grazed) for maintaine Great Snipe habitats.
Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Watershead of Atsvezh and Yuma rivers. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2013
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