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Location Russia (Central Asian), Novosibirsk region
Central coordinates 83o 51.83' East  54o 33.35' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 75,300 ha
Altitude 113 - 298m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity Important area for raptors and Ciconia nigra.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2003  20-33 breeding pairs  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2003  2 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2003  210-320 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   59%
Grassland   7%
Wetlands (inland)   1%
Artificial - terrestrial   33%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 58%
tourism/recreation 2%

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.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Valley of the Berd' river. Downloaded from on 30/09/2016

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