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Location Russia (European), Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 44o 30.00' East  56o 13.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 4,489 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  30-40 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  71%
Grassland Humid grasslands  25%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport minor
nature conservation and research 24%

Other biodiversity Fauna.Myotis daubentoni, M. mystacinus, M. dasycneme, M. brandti, M. nattereri, Eptesicus nilssoni, Pipistrellus nathusii, Plecotus auritus, Glis glis, Mmscardinus avellanarius, Dryomys nitedula, Vipera berus, Carabus coriaceus.Flora. Cypripedium calceolus, C. guttatum, Cephalanthera rubra, Stipa pennata, Actaea erythrocarpa, Cersus fruticosa, Campanula sibirica, Gymnocarpium robertianum, Diplazium sibiricum, Zannichelia palustris, Alisma gramineum, Botrychium lunaria, B. virginianum, Asplenium viride, Cystopteris sudetica.

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: Ichalkovski forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2014

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