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Location Russia (European), Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 42o 11.40' East  55o 1.85' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 29,005 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Fauna. Glis glis, Iphiclides podalirius, Parnassius mnemosyne.Flora. Dentaria quinquefolia.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  40-50 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  90%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
rangeland/pastureland 10%
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research 5%

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: Semilovskoye forestry. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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