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Location Russia (European), Dagestan Republic
Central coordinates 47o 24.00' East  43o 0.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1iv
Area 2,000 ha
Altitude
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   

Habitats

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Krasnoarmeiskiye waste lands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/08/2014

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