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Location Russia (European), Udmurtia Republic
Central coordinates 54o 9.50' East  57o 8.48' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 1,245 ha
Altitude 79 - 123m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla non-breeding  1996-2000  3-30 individuals  A1  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2000-2001  30 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  5%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  56%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  28%
Other   7%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 9%
agriculture 25%
rangeland/pastureland 5%
fisheries/aquaculture 50%
water management 50%
hunting 100%
tourism/recreation 15%
nature conservation and research 100%

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: Pikhtovka fishponds. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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