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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kemerovo region
Central coordinates 88o 53.40' East  54o 33.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 412,900 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  2002  3-8 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Endangered 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2002  5-6 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2002  180-200 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Solitary Snipe Gallinago solitaria breeding  2002  200-220 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kuznetskiy Alatau Zapovednik 453,524 is identical to site 412,900  

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Natural reserve Kuznetskij Alatau. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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