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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 60o 13.00' East  61o 15.00' North
IBA criteria A3
Area 30,900 ha
Altitude 150 - 470m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica breeding  2002  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   70%
Wetlands (inland)   10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 20%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
tourism/recreation 10%
urban/industrial/transport 5%
nature conservation and research 3%

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 Boiko G.V.Kuznetsova I.A.Sysoev V.A.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vizhay river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014

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