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Location Russia (Central Asian), Chelyabinsk region
Central coordinates 59o 5.00' East  52o 17.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 27,700 ha
Altitude 250 - 420m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Site description The IBA is also partly in Orenbourg region.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2000  2-3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Treeline ecotone; Wooded steppe  1%
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  69%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  30%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 30%
rangeland/pastureland 70%
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).

References Morozov V.V.

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