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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region,Tyumen region
Central coordinates 67o 26.40' East  55o 46.68' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 27,400 ha
Altitude 130 - 145m
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 breeding  2003-2005  500-1,500 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2003-2005  200-1,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Gadwall Mareca strepera breeding  2003-2005  4,000-10,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata breeding  2003-2005  3,000-11,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Garganey Spatula querquedula breeding  2003-2005  5,000-13,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina breeding  2003-2005  500-1,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina breeding  2003-2005  7,000-13,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  2003-2005  2,000-6,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2003-2005  4,000-10,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus breeding  2003-2005  160-180 breeding pairs  medium  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  2000  25-40 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2003  40-50 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2003-2005  800-2,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Near Threatened 
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans breeding  2003-2005  3,000-5,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus breeding  2003-2005  3,000-10,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  2003-2005  2,000-8,000 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds breeding  2005  53,610-90,980 breeding pairs  poor  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Wooded steppe  5%
Grassland Mesophile grasslands  15%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing brackish and salt water  70%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 100%
agriculture 10%
rangeland/pastureland 25%
forestry 30%
fisheries/aquaculture 40%

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: Chernoye Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/12/2014

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