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Location Belarus, Minsk
Central coordinates 28o 18.00' East  54o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, B3
Area 17,736 ha
Altitude 0
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
Garganey Spatula querquedula breeding  1998  400-600 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2003  2-3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1998  200-300 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana breeding  1998  250-400 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2004  20 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus breeding  1998  20 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1998  80-200 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  45%
Shrubland Scrub  5%
Grassland Humid grasslands  7%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  37%
Artificial - terrestrial   6%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Biarezina-Hajna. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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