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Location Russia (European), Voronezh region
Central coordinates 41o 0.53' East  49o 52.75' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 13,455 ha
Altitude 90 - 110m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Relatively large area of forest on the banks of the Don river near Monastyrschina village.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  30-50 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Native coniferous woodland  80%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  10%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
forestry 80%

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.D.Numerov, P.D.Vengerov, V.S.Sarychev, V.G.Turchin

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Bereznyagovski forest. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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