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Location Russia (Central Asian), Omsk region
Central coordinates 74o 50.33' East  54o 4.62' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 9,800 ha
Altitude 50 - 75m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Site description Data for 1999

Key Biodiversity Important area for waterbirds and some criteria (A1) birds.

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 


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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Sibirskaya anabranch (Irtysh flood-plain). Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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