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Location Russia (Central Asian), Sverdlovsk region
Central coordinates 62o 37.00' East  57o 36.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 25,000 ha
Altitude 70 - 85m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2002  30-40 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  2002  50-100 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa breeding  2002  25 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  2002  2-3 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus breeding  2002  15 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata breeding  2002  400-500 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  2002  present  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   70%
Grassland   15%
Wetlands (inland)   10%
Artificial - terrestrial   10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 25%
forestry 70%
hunting 100%
urban/industrial/transport 5%

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 Bachurin G.N.Boiko G.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zaikovo forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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