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Location Russia (Central Asian), Omsk region
Central coordinates 72o 27.00' East  57o 20.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 184,300 ha
Altitude 60 - 76m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2002-2003  12-13 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope breeding  2002-2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2002-2003  980-6,040 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia breeding  2002-2003  30-60 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  2002-2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  2002-2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata breeding  2002-2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis breeding  2002-2003  present  A3  Least Concern 
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola breeding  2002-2003  4,000-5,780 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Koloniya rakhtovskikh muravejnikov Natural Monument 2 protected area contained by site 2  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland  70%
Wetlands (inland)   29%
Artificial - terrestrial   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting 100%
fisheries/aquaculture 29%
forestry 10%
agriculture 10%
Notes: pastureland

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 Yakimenko V.V.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Seketovo, Rakhtovo and Artevo lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2014

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