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Location Russia (European), Mordovia Republic,Nizhni Novgorod region
Central coordinates 42o 58.22' East  54o 48.62' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 24,455 ha
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  80-100 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 

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

Name Year formed
Kids club "Crain" by Sarovo ecological station 2005


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   20%
Shrubland   15%
Wetlands (inland)   4%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
rangeland/pastureland 60%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
nature conservation and research 2%

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: Floodplain of Moksha river and Common Crane autumn aggegation near villages Khohlikha and Shaprikha. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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