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Location Russia (Central Asian), Tomsk region
Central coordinates 83o 38.93' East  55o 49.38' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 25,000 ha
Altitude 40 - 90m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia breeding  2002  220 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2002  1,000 individuals  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus breeding  2001-2002  present  A3  Vulnerable 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  2001-2002  30 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2001-2002  5-8 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2001-2002  140 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Swinhoe's Snipe Gallinago megala breeding  2001-2002  60 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2001-2002  20 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus breeding  2001-2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  2001-2002  28 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus breeding  2001-2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata breeding  2001-2002  160 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Rufous-tailed Robin Luscinia sibilans breeding  2001-2002  present  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane breeding  2002  580 breeding pairs  unknown  A3  Least Concern 
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola breeding  2001-2002  1,790 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  48%
Grassland   17%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  34%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 9%
Notes: pastureland
forestry 48%
fisheries/aquaculture 6%
hunting 98%
other 27%
Notes: Obskaya hydroelectric power station

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 Moskvitin S.S.

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