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Location Russia (European), Tatarstan Republic,Ul'yanovsk region
Central coordinates 50o 10.43' East  54o 32.17' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 190,142 ha
Altitude 50 - 150m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Rather large forest tract surrounded by agricultural land and permanent pasture.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1997  5-10 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  65%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  20%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Cheremshanski forest. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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