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Location Russia (European), Rostov region
Central coordinates 41o 55.00' East  47o 35.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 9,290 ha
Altitude 10 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla resident  1998  5-10 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ostrovnoi Zakaznik 8,966 unknown 0  

Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Ostrovnoi zakaznik 2002

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland  20%
Grassland Humid grasslands  50%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  30%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 30%
rangeland/pastureland 50%
forestry 20%
nature conservation and research 100%

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ostrovnoi Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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