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Location Belarus, Mogiliov
Central coordinates 28o 58.00' East  53o 21.00' North
IBA criteria B2, B3
Area 21,010 ha
Altitude 150 - 170m
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
Strix aluco breeding  2004  150-170 breeding pairs  good  B3  Not Recognised 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  2004  80-90 breeding pairs  good  B2  Not Recognised 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  2004  50 breeding pairs  good  B3  Least Concern 
European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca breeding  2004  3,000-3,500 breeding pairs  good  B3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  70%
Grassland Humid grasslands  20%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 2%
forestry 70%
hunting major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Brycalavičskaja Pušča. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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