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Location Russia (European), Bryansk region
Central coordinates 32o 37.15' East  53o 10.10' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i
Area 4,290 ha
Altitude 142 - 162m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Floodplain of the Iput' river, between the villages of Krutoyar and Krasnoe, which floods in spring. On the north-east merge with IBA RU080. But as both IBAs cover very different landscapes, then they should be divided. Also diferent consrvation regimes are needed for RU080 and RU078.

Key Biodiversity Since only one field season has been carried out here, data is incomplete.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  1993  5,000 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1993  15,000-20,000 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba non-breeding  1995  200-300 individuals  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1993  20,000-49,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kletnyanskiy Zakaznik 30,000 protected area overlaps with site 1,493  

Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caretakers of IBA Poima Iputi 2002


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland   25%
Grassland Humid grasslands  20%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams  77%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
nature conservation and research 26%
not utilised 74%

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 S.M.Kosenko

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Flood-plain of Iput' river in vicinity of Krutoyar. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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