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Location Russia (Asian), Amur
Central coordinates 127o 37.05' East  49o 55.57' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 34,000 ha
Altitude 120 - 132m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

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  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
White-naped Crane Antigone vipio breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Murav'evskiy Zakaznik 34,000 is identical to site 34,000  
Zeya-Bureya plain Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 31,600 unknown 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Forest Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal  -
Artificial - terrestrial Abandoned farmland, disturbed ground  -

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Amur valley near Blagoveshensk. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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