|Location||Russia (European), Vologda region|
|Central coordinates||38o 30.00' East 59o 20.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2|
|Altitude||110 - 130m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Ornithological information There is an increasing of number of rare species of birds like Osprey, White-tailed eagle as a result of low level of development of area.Info collected from local people: not less than 20.000 geese are stopping here during migration. But more researches are needed.
Site description Artificial, reseeded meadows which flood in spring, on the Sizemski floodplain.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla||breeding||1999||11-12 breeding pairs||good||A1, B2||Least Concern|
|Corncrake Crex crex||breeding||1986||30 breeding pairs||-||A1||Least Concern|
|Great Snipe Gallinago media||breeding||1998||20 breeding pairs||poor||A1||Near Threatened|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Kirillovskiy||Zakaznik||45,600||protected area contained by site||45,600|
|Russkiy Sever||National Park||166,400||protected area overlaps with site||16,000|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland||40%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater||52%|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Arable land||10%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||30%|
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.V.Kuznetsov, V.T.Butiev
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Siz'menski flood-plain of Sheksna reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2013
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