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Location Russia (Central Asian), Chelyabinsk region
Central coordinates 59o 47.00' East  52o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 5,600 ha
Altitude 381 - 433m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1998  2 breeding pairs  medium  A1, A3  Vulnerable 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax breeding  1998  10-20 breeding pairs  medium  A1, A3  Near Threatened 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  15%
Grassland Humid grasslands  3%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  2%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  80%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 40%
rangeland/pastureland 30%
forestry 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 1%
water management 1%
hunting 5%
urban/industrial/transport 5%
not utilised 8%

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: Vicinities of settlement Kalininsky. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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