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Location Russia (Central Asian), Tyumen region
Central coordinates 67o 54.00' East  55o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 5,400 ha
Altitude 130 - 135m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus breeding  1986-2002  24-100 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo breeding  2000-2002  100-1,000 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus breeding  2000  8-12 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2000  40-70 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Belozerskij Zakaznik 0 protected area contains site 6,800  
Ozera Tobolo-Ishimskoy lesostepi International Park 0 protected area contains site 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Treeline ecotone  5%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  10%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing brackish and salt water  80%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
rangeland/pastureland 5%
forestry 5%
nature conservation and research 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.Gashev S.N.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bol'shoye Beloe lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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