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Location Russia (European), Stavropolski kray
Central coordinates 41o 31.68' East  45o 16.65' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B2
Area 4,300 ha
Altitude 153 - 190m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis winter  1999  1,000 individuals  medium  A1, B2  Vulnerable 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1999  1,000 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia non-breeding  1999  10-200 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia passage  1999  10-200 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Novotroitskoe vodokhranilische Zakaznik 900 protected area overlaps with site 900  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  10%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  70%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Urban parks and gardens  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
tourism/recreation 20%
urban/industrial/transport 15%
nature conservation and research 50%

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: Novotroitskoye reservoir. Downloaded from on 20/10/2016

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