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Location Russia (European), Ivanovo region
Central coordinates 42o 15.00' East  56o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A3
Area 30,000 ha
Altitude 82 - 117m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Smew Mergellus albellus breeding  2005  1 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus breeding  2005  3-5 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  2005  15-20 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa breeding  2005  1 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla breeding  2001-2005  15-20 breeding pairs  medium  A3  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   95%
Grassland   5%
Wetlands (inland)   15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 100%
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 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).

References Melnikov V.N.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yuzhskoe lake-land. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/08/2014

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