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Location Russia (European), Ivanovo region,Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 43o 40.00' East  57o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B2
Area 100,000 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  2004  1,500 individuals  unknown  B1i  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  20-30 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2004  20 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 
Mew Gull Larus canus breeding  2004  510-515 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  40%
Forest Native coniferous woodland  50%
Grassland Humid grasslands  2%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Ruderal land; Urban parks and gardens  8%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
water management -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -

Other biodiversity Lutra lutra, Pipistrellus nathusii, Myotis dasycneme, Vipera berus.Larix sibirica, Drosera anglica, Carex pauciflora, Oxycoccus microcarpus, Rubus chamaemorus, Ranunculus kauffmannii, Salix myrtilloides,

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: Nothern part of Gor'koe reservoir with spurs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014

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