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Location Russia (Central Asian), Chelyabinsk region
Central coordinates 60o 5.00' East  52o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 6,300 ha
Altitude 350 - 408m
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  1-2 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  50%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  40%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
rangeland/pastureland 40%
forestry 30%
water management 8%
urban/industrial/transport 2%

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vicinities of settlement Rymniksky. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2014

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