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Location Russia (European), Saratov region
Central coordinates 47o 9.73' East  51o 11.42' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 53,300 ha
Altitude 75 - 102m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  2001  270 individuals  good  A1, B2  Vulnerable 

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

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Okrestnosty sela Eruslan 2002

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  1%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  90%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 95%

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 Antonchikov A.N., Belyachenko A.V., Varlamov A.G., Piskunov V.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vicinity of Eruslan village. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2014

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