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Location Russia (Central Asian), Chelyabinsk region
Central coordinates 63o 3.00' East  54o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 3,500 ha
Altitude 175 - 179m
Year of IBA assessment 2005





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2002  1,300-1,500 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kocherdyksky goosinyj Zakaznik 18,000 protected area overlaps with site 3,200  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Wooded steppe  50%
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats; Standing brackish and salt water; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  53%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 30%
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).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakes Linejskoe and Kamyshnoe. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014

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