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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 67o 23.00' East  55o 14.85' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 8,712 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
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  2001  5,000-7,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  2001  5,000-20,000 individuals  poor  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala passage  2001  6-20 individuals  poor  A1  Endangered 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2001  50,000-70,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Makushinsky Zakaznik 9,058 is identical to site 9,058  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Treeline ecotone  7%
Shrubland   1%
Grassland Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  13%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  24%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas  55%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 35%
rangeland/pastureland 5%
urban/industrial/transport 2%

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: Makushinsky Zakaznik. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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