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Location Russia (European), Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 45o 26.00' East  55o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 1,225 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus breeding  2004  2-4 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  30-50 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2004  20 nests  unknown  A1  Near Threatened 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   10%
Artificial - terrestrial   80%
Wetlands (inland)   10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 80%
not utilised 10%

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 Pjana river near village Sarga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2014

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