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Location Russia (European), Moscow region,Tver region
Central coordinates 36o 9.00' East  56o 23.58' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Area 151,105 ha
Altitude 100 - 150m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Large area of rather native forest area with small meadows.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1995  500-1,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  1995  4-5 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla non-breeding  1995  20-65 individuals  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995  125-130 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1995  20-30 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons breeding  1995  50-200 breeding pairs  medium  B1i, B2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1995  600-700 breeding pairs  good  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kuz'minskiy Zakaznik 1,500 protected area overlaps with site 1,500  
Mezhdurech'e rr. Malaya i Bol'shaya Sestra Zakaznik 1,290 protected area contained by site 1,221  
Tipichnye sosnyaki i sfagnovoe boloto Teryaevskogo lesnichestva Zakaznik 593 protected area contained by site 555  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  60%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  15%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 25%
fisheries/aquaculture 15%
forestry 70%
hunting 95%
nature conservation and research 100%
not utilised 30%
tourism/recreation 70%
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 A.L.Mischenko, O.V.Sukhanova, V.I.Nikolaev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Zavidovo Reserve, including Lotoshinski, Klinski and Diatlovo fish ponds. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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