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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 83o 30.72' East  53o 31.50' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 59,600 ha
Altitude 123 - 189m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity Criteria (A3-taiga) species: Anas penelope, Bucephala clangula, Tetrao urogallus, Tringa ochropus, Strix uralensis.Nesting Ciconia nigra, Aythya nyroca, Pandion haliaetus, Circaetus gallicus, Aquila chrysaetos, Sterna albifrons, Emberiza aureola.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2003  3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  2003  present  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kisluhinskyi Zakaznik 39,000 protected area contained by site 38,740  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   72%
Grassland   19%
Wetlands (inland)   8%
Artificial - terrestrial   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 72%
tourism/recreation 10%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
nature conservation and research 65%

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 Inozemtsev A.G.Karjakin I.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ozersky pine forest. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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