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Location Russia (European), Yaroslavl' region
Central coordinates 38o 32.53' East  57o 44.17' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 1,645 ha
Altitude 102 m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1998  1,000-1,500 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1998  1,000-2,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Verkhne-Volzhskiy Zakaznik 14,200 protected area overlaps with site 400  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  45%
Grassland Humid grasslands  3%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  40%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Urban parks and gardens  12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
rangeland/pastureland 5%
forestry 50%
fisheries/aquaculture 70%
hunting 50%
tourism/recreation 60%
urban/industrial/transport 30%
not utilised 40%

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Flood-plain of Yukhot' river. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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