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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 65o 2.20' East  55o 15.82' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 3,600 ha
Altitude 77 - 85m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  2004  200-400 breeding pairs  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus breeding  2004  300-700 breeding pairs  good  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2004  500-1,000 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus non-breeding  2004  35-50 individuals  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Ruff Calidris pugnax passage  2004  50,000-70,000 individuals  good  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2004  50,000 individuals  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   20%
Wetlands (inland)   80%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 50%
hunting 60%

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Krutali Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2014

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