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Location Russia (European), Nizhni Novgorod region,Vladimir region
Central coordinates 42o 26.00' East  55o 53.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i
Area 27,015 ha
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  10,000 individuals  unknown  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2004  2 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  250-400 males only  unknown  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Native coniferous woodland  66%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland 33%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
nature conservation and research 1%
Notes: 0,9%

Other biodiversity Desmana moschata.Cypripedium calceolus, Trapa natans.

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: Floodplain of Oka river in Vachski district of N.Novgorod region and adjacent areas of Vladimir region. Downloaded from on 19/09/2014

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