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Location Russia (Central Asian), Altayski kray
Central coordinates 82o 43.80' East  51o 52.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 94,600 ha
Altitude 170 - 404m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2004  2-3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  40-80 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   1%
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous  55%
Wetlands (inland)   2%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  42%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other 10%
agriculture 40%
rangeland/pastureland 50%

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: Krasnoschekovskaya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2014

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