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Location Russia (European), Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 46o 11.07' East  56o 59.27' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 55,665 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Lutra lutra, Pipistrellus nathusii, Nyctalis noctula, Myotis brandti, M.dacycneme, M. daubentoni, Eptesicus nilssoni, Vipera berus.Cyprepedium calceolus, Lunaria rediviva, Galeobdolon galeobdolon, Actea erythrocarpa, Potamogeton friezi, P.praelongus, Ranunculus cauffmannii, Nymphoides peltata.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  20-30 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  2004  800-1,000 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kilemarskiy Zakaznik 35,243 unknown 0  

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

Name Year formed
Kylemar school forestry 2005
Caretaker of Kilemarski Zakaznik 2002


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  99%
Grassland Humid grasslands  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland 1%
nature conservation and research 66%

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: Kilemarski Reserve. Downloaded from on 29/10/2016

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