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Location Russia (European), Saratov region
Central coordinates 47o 8.03' East  50o 56.45' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 2,120 ha
Altitude 0 - 88m
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  36 individuals  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  3%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  90%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 95%
forestry 1%
hunting 100%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
not utilised 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).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kumysni pond site. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2014

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