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Location Belarus, Gomel
Central coordinates 28o 21.00' East  51o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B2
Area 3,939 ha
Altitude 129 - 134m
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
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2004  1,500-2,500 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2004  60 breeding pairs  good  B2  Near Threatened 
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola breeding  2004  100 males only  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub  10%
Grassland Humid grasslands  40%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  40%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  9%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 75%
forestry 15%
fisheries/aquaculture 3%
tourism/recreation 5%
hunting major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lelchitsy-Ubort. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/07/2014

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