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Location Russia (European), Ul'yanovsk region
Central coordinates 47o 4.62' East  53o 57.50' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 7,200 ha
Altitude 180 - 260m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1998  2-3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Karginskiye kholmy 2002


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  65%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 30%
forestry 65%
urban/industrial/transport 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).

References Borodin O.V., Smirnova S.L.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Karginskiye hills. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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