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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 66o 4.00' East  55o 34.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 5,700 ha
Altitude 0
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Gadwall Mareca strepera non-breeding  2001  10,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata non-breeding  2001  10,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Garganey Spatula querquedula non-breeding  2001  10,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  2001  500-1,500 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus breeding  2001  300-500 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2001  500-2,000 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris breeding  2001  200-400 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla breeding  2001  1,000-2,000 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2001  3,000-4,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Himantopus himantopus breeding  2000  80-600 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Not Recognised 
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni breeding  2001  8-20 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  2001  1,000-2,000 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds breeding  2001  46,000-58,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Treeline ecotone  13%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  73%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
rangeland/pastureland 5%
other 5%
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: Man'yass lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014

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