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Location Russia (European), Novgorod region
Central coordinates 34o 36.27' East  58o 13.83' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 6,615 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Large lake, formed by the flooding of the Uver, S'ezha and Medvedka rivers.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1991  15-50 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1991  20-40 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1991  200-300 breeding pairs  poor  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Pereluchski Zakaznik Zakaznik 6,425 is identical to site 6,425  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   50%
Grassland Humid grasslands  15%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater  15%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Urban parks and gardens  17%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
forestry 40%
hunting 70%
tourism/recreation 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

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

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