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Location Belarus, Vitebsk
Central coordinates 29o 10.00' East  55o 45.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 25,894 ha
Altitude 150 - 167m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Akhova Ptushak Belarusi



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1990-2003  10-20 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Osprey Pandion haliaetus breeding  1990-2003  10 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Aquila clanga breeding  1990-2003  2-5 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  76%
Shrubland Scrub  4%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  18%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 92%
hunting 100%
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
other 25%
Notes: Collection of berries, mushrooms by local people.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Liebiadziny Moch. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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