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Location Russia (European), Arkhangelsk region
Central coordinates 43o 0.07' East  64o 35.78' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 51,522 ha
Altitude 25 - 179m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Area located near the town of Pinega in the Arkhangelsk region.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  1995  1-20 individuals  A1  Vulnerable 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  1995  415 breeding pairs  B2  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Pinezhsky Zapovednik 41,244 protected area contained by site 41,244  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  88%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams  7%
Unknown   5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 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 S.Yu.Rykova. A.V.Andreev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Pinezhski Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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