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Location Russia (Central Asian), Omsk region
Central coordinates 71o 52.50' East  56o 7.70' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 52,200 ha
Altitude 98 - 110m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity The only site in Omsk region, where Numenius tenuirostris was met in 1981-2001.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus breeding  1998  200 breeding pairs  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  1998  160-350 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus breeding  2000-2001  30-250 individuals  medium  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Unknown   -
Forest   23%
Grassland   6%
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water; Standing freshwater  60%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown -
fisheries/aquaculture 60%
hunting 99%

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 Yakimenko V.V.Morozov V.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Saltaim-Tenis lake. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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