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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 53o 40.00' East  54o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 50,000 ha
Altitude 100 - 350m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description Rather large forest area in forest-steppe zone which located in the extensive agriculural part on the south-west of Bashkir Republic.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1998  2-7 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  65%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  20%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Urban parks and gardens  15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 30%
forestry 65%
urban/industrial/transport 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.P.Belik, I.V.Karyakin.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Octyabr'ski forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/08/2014

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