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Location Russia (European), Moscow region
Central coordinates 39o 19.52' East  54o 59.67' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 26,070 ha
Altitude 50 - 120m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description An extensive area of forest and wet grassland in one of the widest parts of the Oka river floodplain.

Key Biodiversity Up to 10,000 geese and 20,000 ducks stop over during spring migration, but there is no data available on individual species. The site is very important for Crex crex with [one of] the largest population[s] in Europe.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  2004  17 individuals  poor  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2004  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2004  20 males only  good  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ozero Osetrinoe s vodyanym orekhom Nature Monument 100 protected area contained by site 100  
Ozero Sitnoe s vodyanym orekhom Nature Monument 80 protected area contained by site 80  
Ozero Sosnovoe i ego okrestnosti Zakaznik 1,800 protected area contained by site 1,800  
Urochische Berevkin bugor Zakaznik 1,993 protected area contained by site 1,993  

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Dedinovskaya poima reki Oki 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  55%
Grassland Humid grasslands  30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 51%
forestry 55%
hunting 100%
urban/industrial/transport 4%

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 A.L.Mischenko, V.A.Zubakin, T.V.Sviridova, O.V.Sukhanova, E.D.Krasnova, A.B.Kostin

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Dedinovo flood-plain of Oka river. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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