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Location Russia (European), Kirov region
Central coordinates 47o 44.00' East  58o 12.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i
Area 11,200 ha
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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

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 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  88%
Wetlands (inland)   10%
Artificial - terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  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.Sotnikov

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Watershead of Atsvezh and Yuma rivers. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2014

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