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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 83o 47.58' East  53o 4.87' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 42,000 ha
Altitude 140 - 150m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Site description All dat for 1998

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  1998  200-400 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug passage  1993-1994  2-3 individuals  poor  A1  Endangered 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  1998  2-5 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola breeding  1998  1,000-2,000 individuals  unknown  A1  Endangered 

IBA Monitoring

2007 high favourable negligible

Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

Forest   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  negligible 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Native coniferous woodland  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 20%
forestry 50%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
hunting 50%
tourism/recreation 70%
not utilised 10%

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 Chupin I.I.Garms O.J.

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