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Location Russia (European), Komi Republic
Central coordinates 58o 40.00' East  64o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, B1i, B2
Area 1,891,701 ha
Altitude 120 - 1,820m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Site description Area is an unique natural complexes of the subpolar region of the nothern Ural Mountains.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Gyr Falcon Falco rusticolus breeding  1996  2-4 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1996  15-20 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1996  100-200 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B1i  Near Threatened 
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa resident  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Northern Hawk Owl Surnia ulula resident  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus breeding  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Tit Parus cinctus breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 
Lapland Longspur Calcarius lapponicus breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yugyd Va National Park 1,891,701 protected area overlaps with site 1,891,701  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  50%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Tundra  20%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams  30%
Rocky areas   25%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
nature conservation and research 100%
tourism/recreation 60%
water management 20%

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 S.K.Kochanov, V.M.Anufriev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yugyd Va. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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