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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 64o 58.00' East  54o 55.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 2,000 ha
Altitude 70 - 140m
Year of IBA assessment 2005





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2001  20-40 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  2%
Shrubland   3%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  72%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  22%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 1%
rangeland/pastureland 20%
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
hunting 100%
other 60%
Notes: haying

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tobolo-Kurtamyshskay flood land. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/07/2014

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