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Location Russia (European), Dagestan Republic
Central coordinates 47o 22.40' East  43o 1.12' North
IBA criteria A1, B1iv
Area 2,000 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni passage  2003-2007  50-300 individuals  good  A1  Least Concern 
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni breeding  2006-2007  10-12 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax passage  2006  100 individuals  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius passage  2006  16 individuals  good  A1  Critically Endangered 
Black-winged Pratincole Glareola nordmanni passage  2006  100-400 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes 2003-2006  3,000-10,000 individuals  B1iv   

IBA Monitoring

2006 medium near favourable negligible
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Artificial - terrestrial   0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   5%
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  10%
Desert Semidesert  10%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas; Ruderal land  80%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 20%
rangeland/pastureland 50%
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).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Krasnoarmeiskiye waste lands. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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