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Location Russia (European), Voronezh region
Central coordinates 40o 20.00' East  51o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 35,000 ha
Altitude 95 - 140m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Site description One of the largest areas of forest, located approximately in the central Voronezh region.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  1996  2-4 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1996  2 breeding pairs  poor  A1, B2  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  100-200 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  80%
Grassland Humid grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland)   -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
forestry 80%
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 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).

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References A.D.Numerov, P.D.Vengerov, V.S.Sarychev, V.G.Turchin, V.P.Belik

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Khrenovski forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2014

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