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Location Russia (European), Udmurtia Republic
Central coordinates 53o 35.15' East  55o 56.37' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 20,000 ha
Altitude 63 - 85m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  2004  25-30 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2004  5-8 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  30-60 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ust'-Bel'sk National Park 1,770 protected area contained by site 1,770  

Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caretakers of Karakulinskaya poima 2004


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  40%
Shrubland   20%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats; Rivers and streams; Sand dunes and beaches; Standing freshwater  45%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Urban parks and gardens  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 25%
forestry 60%
fisheries/aquaculture -
water management -
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 80%
urban/industrial/transport minor
not utilised 55%
nature conservation and research 15%
rangeland/pastureland 15%

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: Karakulinskaya flood-plain. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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