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Location Russia (Asian), Tuva
Central coordinates 92o 37.78' East  51o 35.07' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 25,660 ha
Altitude 506 - 545m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Brent Goose Branta bernicla passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus passage  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Artificial wetlands  -

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 (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Sayan reservoir (Tuva part). Downloaded from on 25/11/2015

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