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Location Russia (European), Nenetski region
Central coordinates 62o 2.00' East  67o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, B2
Area 35,000 ha
Altitude 20 - 70m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Site description Area located in the southern tundra subzone with wet tundra-forest and fens along river's valley.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus breeding  1990  30 breeding pairs  medium  A1, A3  Vulnerable 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila breeding  1990  50-70 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Melanitta nigra breeding  1990  100-120 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Not Recognised 
Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus breeding  1990  3-4 breeding pairs  medium  A3, B2  Least Concern 
Little Stint Calidris minuta breeding  1990  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii breeding  1990  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus breeding  1990  100-120 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus breeding  1990  10-15 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus breeding  1990  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus breeding  1990  300-400 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  13%
Grassland Tundra  55%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs  12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
unknown 95%

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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References S.K.Kochanov

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Middle reaches of Bolshaya Rogovaya river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2014

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