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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 57o 40.00' East  56o 15.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 35,000 ha
Altitude 162 - 450m
Year of IBA assessment 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999  70 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   96%
Grassland   minor
Wetlands (inland)   3%
Coastline   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 100%
nature conservation and research 100%

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: South spurs of Sylvinski range. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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