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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 83o 17.00' East  51o 29.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 159,800 ha
Altitude 350 - 961m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2007  1-10 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  50-100 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   2%
Grassland   66%
Wetlands (inland)   2%
Artificial - terrestrial   30%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
unknown 100%

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 Karjakin I.V.Smelyanski I.E.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Charyshskaya. Downloaded from on 23/09/2014

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