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Location Russia (Central Asian), Omsk region
Central coordinates 74o 49.00' East  54o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 9,800 ha
Altitude 50 - 75m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Site description Data for 1999

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  1998-1999  50 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1998-1999  25-230 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola breeding  1998-1999  160-280 breeding pairs  good  A1  Endangered 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands  70%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  21%
Forest   9%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 90%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%

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 Yakimenko V.V.Solovyov S.A.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sibirskaya anabranch (Irtysh flood-plain). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2014

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