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Location Russia (European), Tatarstan Republic,Ul'yanovsk region
Central coordinates 49o 14.80' East  54o 36.93' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 62,920 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1999-2001  3-4 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bereg Orlanov Nature Monument 84 protected area contained by site 84  
Koloniya serykh tsapel' Nature Monument 2 protected area contained by site 2  
Lesnaya Zhemchuzhina Nature Monument 1,226 protected area contained by site 1,226  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  80%
Wetlands (inland)   8%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  5%
Other   7%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 80%
fisheries/aquaculture 8%
tourism/recreation 20%
agriculture 5%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
nature conservation and research 2%

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: Staromainskiy forest and bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/12/2014

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