|Location||Russia (European), Ul'yanovsk region|
|Central coordinates||49o 20.00' East 54o 2.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2|
|Altitude||46 - 140m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Ornithological information A total of more then 20,000 waterfowls and gulls, and up to 10,000 waders (Calidris sp, Tringa sp.) stop over during migration.
Site description The area is a shallow water bay in the Ul'yanovsk part of Kuybyshev reservoir, located to the south-east of Ul'yanovsk, in a highly developed part of region.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Bean Goose Anser fabalis||passage||1993||100,000 individuals||medium||A4i, B1i||Least Concern|
|Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons||passage||1993||100,000 individuals||-||A4i, B1i||Least Concern|
|White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla||resident||1995||4-14 breeding pairs||medium||A1, B2||Least Concern|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||passage||1993||-||unknown||A4iii|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Cheremshanskiy||Zakaznik||2,902||protected area contained by site||2,902|
|Ostrov Borok||Nature Monument||19||protected area contained by site||19|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland||9%|
|Wetlands (inland)||Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater||73%|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||Arable land||5%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Conservation response Work dealing with specific management of sites where eagles breed is being carried out.
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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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cheremshanski Bay of Kuybyshev Reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/06/2013
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