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Location Russia (European), Tver region
Central coordinates 37o 10.00' East  57o 30.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, B2
Area 4,569 ha
Altitude 100 - 150m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Site description Large fens liying within the Skorbezh lake depression and sources of the Yakhroma river.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1988  1,000-2,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1988  500-1,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1988  100-200 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Boloto Savtsinskoe Nature Monument 4,600 is identical to site 4,569  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 10%

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 V.I.Nikolaev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Savtsinskoye marsh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2014

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