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Location Russia (Central Asian), Novosibirsk region
Central coordinates 78o 52.43' East  54o 10.90' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 29,800 ha
Altitude 100 - 109m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity Important area for waterbirds and migrating species.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos passage  1994-2004  2,400-51,300 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala passage  2004  5 individuals  medium  A1  Endangered 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis passage  2004  450 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta passage  1998  100-630 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus passage  1998  2,800-15,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus passage  1998  700-5,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1994-2004  20,000-120,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   5%
Shrubland   5%
Grassland   20%
Wetlands (inland)   45%
Artificial - terrestrial   20%
Unknown   5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 45%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
hunting 60%
tourism/recreation 5%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
other 5%
Notes: haying

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 Yurlov A.K.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lake system near Lotoshnoye village. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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