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Location Russia (European), Arkhangelsk region
Central coordinates 38o 7.00' East  61o 55.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i
Area 180,000 ha
Altitude 85 - 229m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description Area located in the subzone of the middle taiga and covered mainly by by coniferous forest. About 6 rather large lakes are presented on area.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus non-breeding  1997  100-800 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula non-breeding  1997  2,000-3,500 individuals  poor  B1i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kenozersky National Park 139,200 protected area contained by site 139,200  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  55%
Shrubland Scrub  5%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas  12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 15%
fisheries/aquaculture 20%
forestry 40%
hunting 20%
nature conservation and research 77%
tourism/recreation 30%
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 T.Yu.Khohlova, A.V.Artem'yev, M.V.Yakovleva, V.A.Andreev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kenozer'ye. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2014

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