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Location Russia (Central Asian), Omsk region
Central coordinates 73o 11.65' East  55o 53.28' North
IBA criteria A4i
Area 11,200 ha
Altitude 99 - 103m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Key Biodiversity Important area for Cygnus cygnus.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  2002  400-1,000 individuals  unknown  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   30%
Wetlands (inland)   40%
Artificial - terrestrial   30%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 40%
fisheries/aquaculture 30%
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 Solovjov S.A.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kurtaily lake. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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