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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 65o 0.75' East  55o 51.48' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 7,600 ha
Altitude 141 - 145m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala passage  2004  5 individuals  good  A1  Endangered 
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  2005  200-400 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus breeding  2005  300-700 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2005  400-900 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  2005  200-500 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds breeding  2005  5,800-10,300 breeding pairs  medium  A4iii   

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: Saltosarayskoye lake. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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