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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 65o 16.00' East  58o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A3
Area 35,900 ha
Altitude 63 - 65m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus resident  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  25%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  75%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 50%
hunting 50%

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 Sysoev V.A.

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