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Location Russia (Central Asian), Kurgan region
Central coordinates 67o 29.55' East  55o 37.42' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 8,600 ha
Altitude 131 - 138m
Year of IBA assessment 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Gadwall Mareca strepera breeding  2003  1,000-1,200 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  2003  500-700 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  2003  800-1,500 breeding pairs  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus non-breeding  2003  40-50 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2003  20-30 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2003  20,000 individuals  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: Schuch'ye lake. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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