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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 81o 37.87' East  51o 9.02' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 52,800 ha
Altitude 216 - 471m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Key Biodiversity Important area for nesting Aquila heliaca.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2004  3-5 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2007 high near favourable low
Habitat
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Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species direct mortality of trigger species - hunting and trapping happening now some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration high

Artificial - terrestrial   0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable
Forest   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Grassland   0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Some of site covered (10-49%)  No management planning has taken place  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Gilevski Zakaznik 4,200 protected area overlaps with site 4,200  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   1%
Grassland   77%
Wetlands (inland)   2%
Artificial - terrestrial   20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 80%
hunting 10%
nature conservation and research 8%
not utilised 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).

References Smelyanski I.E.Karjakin I.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loktevskaya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2014

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