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Location Russia (European), Saratov region
Central coordinates 46o 19.90' East  51o 11.25' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 47,880 ha
Altitude 0 - 96m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  2003  91 individuals  good  A1, B2  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland   5%
Artificial - terrestrial   75%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 80%
forestry 3%
hunting 100%
urban/industrial/transport 2%
not utilised 16%

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: Steppes in the vicinity of Zeleni Dol village. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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