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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 55o 14.22' East  55o 31.08' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 80,835 ha
Altitude 0
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2004  2-5 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2004  8-11 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2  Vulnerable 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2004  4-8 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  54%
Grassland Humid grasslands  33%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  2%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  11%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 23%
forestry 50%

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: Birskaya flood-plain of river Belaya. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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