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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 63o 18.97' East  59o 56.43' North
IBA criteria A1, A4iii
Area 230,600 ha
Altitude 54 - 106m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Site description Data for 1999

Key Biodiversity Important area for Branta ruficollis.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  1990-1999  100 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1990-1999  21-300 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-1999  5,000-200,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Geneticheskij rezervat hvojnyh porod Unknown 2,500 protected area contained by site 2,500  
Kedrovnik Natural Monument 6,000 protected area contained by site 6,000  
Mineralnyj istichnik Natural Monument 6,000 protected area contained by site 6,000  
Pekimskij bobrovo-norichij Zakaznik 30,000 protected area contained by site 30,000  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   60%
Wetlands (inland)   40%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation 20%

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 Larin E.G.Amelichev V.N.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Pelymsky Tuman. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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