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Location Russia (European), Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 44o 38.48' East  56o 5.13' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B2
Area 15,595 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2006-2007  1-2 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2006-2007  60-100 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons breeding  2006-2007  218-235 breeding pairs  good  B1i, B2  Least Concern 

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

Name Year formed
Bor department of Russian nature protection society 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   80%
Artificial - terrestrial   4%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research 8%

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: Forests and wetlands in the valley of the Nuzhma river. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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