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Location Russia (European), Saratov region
Central coordinates 47o 25.70' East  51o 27.27' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 8,770 ha
Altitude 50 - 70m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Extensive arable lands with a local population of Great Busturd.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  1997  36 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Okrestnosti sela Voznesenka 2002


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 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).

References A.N.Antonchikov

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Vicinity of Voznesensk village. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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