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Location Russia (Central Asian), Omsk region
Central coordinates 71o 44.65' East  54o 38.67' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 21,400 ha
Altitude 54 - 60m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity Important area for nesting Circus macrourus

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus breeding  2001  10-15 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ozero Ebeity Nature Monument 8,871 protected area contained by site 8,871  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  15%
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats; Standing brackish and salt water  50%
Desert Semidesert  35%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 50%
hunting 50%
not utilised 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 Morozov V.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ebeity lake. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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