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Location Russia (European), Kirov region
Central coordinates 53o 5.92' East  60o 5.55' North
IBA criteria B3
Area 54,230 ha
Altitude 142 - 182m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Wide raised and transitory bogs crossed by pine ridges, wet leaved forest and logging places. Porysh river with many tributaries crossed IBA. This IBA in fact is one nature areas with IBA PM-003, but as they located in different administrative region it was better to identify here two different sites (better for future conservation management).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus breeding  1997  50-100 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  30%
Shrubland   25%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs  45%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Watershead of Kama and Porysh rivers. Downloaded from on 30/09/2016

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