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Location Russia (European), Stavropolski kray
Central coordinates 43o 45.00' East  45o 57.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Area 16,000 ha
Altitude 30 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  2006  5,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  2006  500 individuals  medium  A1, A4i, B1i  Endangered 
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea non-breeding  2006  1,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina non-breeding  2006  750 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus breeding  2005-2006  70-165 individuals  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia non-breeding  2006  340 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus non-breeding  2006  250-350 individuals  medium  A1, A4i, B1i  Vulnerable 
Demoiselle Crane Anthropoides virgo non-breeding  2006  1,500 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa non-breeding  2006  2,500 individuals  medium  A1, B1i  Near Threatened 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Mud flats and sand flats; Rivers and streams; Standing brackish and salt water; Standing freshwater  55%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  40%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 5%
rangeland/pastureland 40%
urban/industrial/transport 5%
not utilised 50%

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Manychstroi area. Downloaded from on 30/09/2014

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