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Location Russia (European), Krasnodarski kray
Central coordinates 38o 25.32' East  45o 11.87' North
IBA criteria B1i, B2
Area 25,500 ha
Altitude 18 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1998-2006  4-6 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra passage  1998-2006  20-350 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2006 low favourable negligible
Habitat
Medium - based upon reliable but incomplete / partially representative data

Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Forest   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland)   0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

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

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  20%
Wetlands (inland)   79%
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 79%
Notes: rice fields
forestry 20%
hunting 99%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
nature conservation and research 20%

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: Krasniy Les area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2014

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