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Location Russia (European), Krasnodarski kray
Central coordinates 38o 32.50' East  45o 29.77' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B2
Area 1,630 ha
Altitude 0 - 100m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Floodplain of the Ponura river, partially covered by water-fringe vegetation.

Key Biodiversity Only part of the IBA was surveyed and additional research is needed as data is incomplete.Available information suggests that breeding colonies move from year to year.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus breeding  2004  4,000-4,500 breeding pairs  medium  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
hunting 90%

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 M.Kh.Emtyl, Yu.V.Lokhman

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kalininski Plavny. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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