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Location Russia (European), Tambov region
Central coordinates 42o 36.00' East  52o 27.22' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i
Area 13,325 ha
Altitude 108 - 160m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Patches of forest along the banks of the Vorona river.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1996  2,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1996  110-150 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Voroninskiy (Buffer Zone) Buffer Zone - Zapovednik 9,033 protected area overlaps with site 3,598  
Voroninsky Zapovednik 10,819 protected area overlaps with site 10,122  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland  86%
Grassland Humid grasslands  11%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  14%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

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 G.P.Vorobiev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Voroninski Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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