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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 63o 1.00' East  59o 34.00' North
IBA criteria A3
Area 34,500 ha
Altitude 71 - 80m
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  2001  100 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus breeding  2001  40 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2001  30 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2001  1,000 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  2001  60 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Smew Mergellus albellus breeding  2001  40 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus breeding  2001  40 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  2001  15 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  2001  30 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  2001  present  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   40%
Wetlands (inland)   60%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
hunting 30%

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 Sysoev. V.A.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Russkoye lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014

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