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Location Russia (European), Ryazan' region
Central coordinates 42o 0.15' East  53o 57.35' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 29,405 ha
Altitude 90 - 130m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





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  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1996  10-20 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Urochische Lepen' 2005

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  60%
Shrubland Scrub  10%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  6%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 19%
forestry 60%

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 E.A.Goryunov

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Watershed of Tsna and Vysha rivers. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/12/2014

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