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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 63o 23.00' East  56o 25.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 2,700 ha
Altitude 0 - 146m
Year of IBA assessment 2006





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis passage  2004  100-300 individuals  medium  A1  Endangered 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2005  50-150 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus passage  2004  2 individuals  good  A1, A4i  Critically Endangered 

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: Atyazh lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/04/2014

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