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Location Russia (Asian), Primorye
Central coordinates 135o 23.55' East  45o 48.38' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 200,000 ha
Altitude 100 - 133m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Endangered 
Hooded Crane Grus monacha breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Blakiston's Eagle-owl Bubo blakistoni resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaf deciduous forest (temperate/boreal); Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -

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: Middle reaches of the Iman river. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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