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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 84o 25.33' East  52o 29.70' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 23,500 ha
Altitude 168 - 227m
Year of IBA assessment 2005





Site description All data for 1998

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus resident  1998  70-90 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  1998  5-10 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  1998  50-75 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  1998  167 breeding pairs  medium  A3, A4i  Least Concern 
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus breeding  1998  34-50 breeding pairs  good  A3  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  1998  2-3 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1998  55-100 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala breeding  1998  16 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  1998  3 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  1998  60-70 breeding pairs  good  A3  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis resident  1998  3 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa breeding  1998  1-3 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus resident  1996-1997  10-15 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Inornate Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus breeding  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  1998  370 breeding pairs  good  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  1998  167 breeding pairs  good  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  70%
Shrubland   10%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  30%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 90%
hunting 90%
not utilised 10%
other 6%
Notes: hayings

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References Votinov A.G.Garms O.J.

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