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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kemerovo region
Central coordinates 87o 37.58' East  56o 25.08' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 30,800 ha
Altitude 116 - 250m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity Important area for Bucephala clangula, Crex crex, Gallinago media.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2004  1,000-10,000 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2004  2-4 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  2004  1,500-2,500 breeding pairs  medium  A3, A4i  Least Concern 
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus breeding  2004  10-20 breeding pairs  good  A3  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  120-200 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala breeding  2004  20-40 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2004  20-40 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Near Threatened 
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa breeding  2004  8-10 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   29%
Shrubland   8%
Grassland   5%
Wetlands (inland)   46%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
forestry 50%
hunting 100%
other 7%
Notes: haying

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 Vasil'chenko A.A.Babina S.G.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Taezhno-Mikhaylovsky. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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