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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 64o 51.98' East  54o 35.62' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 6,500 ha
Altitude 80 - 100m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2000  100-400 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus breeding  2000  12-15 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2000  15-30 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus passage  2000  8,000-12,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2000  15,000-30,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  1%
Shrubland   2%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  55%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  31%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
rangeland/pastureland 60%
hunting 100%

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: Flood-plain of Tobol river near Lebedevka and Bugrovoye villages. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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