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Location Russia (Central Asian), Khanty-Mantymansiyski region
Central coordinates 65o 9.00' East  61o 44.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Area 470,000 ha
Altitude 13 - 31m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Northern Pintail Anas acuta passage  2007  13,500 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2007  142 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  2007  710 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2007  3,145 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope passage  2007  7,922 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula passage  2007  82,140 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula passage  2007  13,500 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  2007  120 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Smew Mergellus albellus passage  2007  1,000 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Smew Mergellus albellus breeding  2007  100 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator passage  2007  170 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus breeding  2007  180 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2007  30 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus breeding  2007  3,470 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus passage  2007  9,745 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus breeding  2007  4,330 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  2007  2,640 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo passage  2007  1,470 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2007  20,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Elizarovskiy Zakaznik 76,600 protected area contained by site 76,600  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires & springs; Rivers & streams; Standing fresh water  -
Grassland Humid  -
Forest Flood-plain; Native coniferous  5%
Shrubland   8%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 20%
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland 10%
forestry 5%
urban/industrial/transport 2%
not utilised 37%
nature conservation and research 16%
energy production and mining 10%

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: Upper streams of Ob' river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2014

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