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Location Russia (European), Bryansk region
Central coordinates 32o 55.32' East  53o 13.65' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 41,190 ha
Altitude 142 - 192m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description A large forest containing a lot of clearings, which are used for agriculture.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1996  4-6 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kletnyanskiy Zakaznik 30,000 protected area contained by site 30,000  

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

Name Year formed
Caretakers of Kletnyanski Les 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland  80%
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  13%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 18%
forestry 80%
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 S.M.Kosenko

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

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