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Location Russia (European), Volgograd region
Central coordinates 44o 14.90' East  50o 23.18' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 9,300 ha
Altitude 25 - 125m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description An area of forest, along river valleys, surrounded by an agricultural landscape and steppes.

Key Biodiversity Only one short survey was carried out in 1996, so available information is incomplete. The IBA has a high diversity of eagles with 4-6 breeding pairs of various species.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1996  1-2 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Vulnerable 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Danilovski Bor 2002


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland  95%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 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).

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References V.P.Belik

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Danilovski forest. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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