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Location Russia (European), Udmurtia Republic
Central coordinates 52o 0.67' East  58o 18.07' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i
Area 15,180 ha
Altitude 125 - 191m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  2001  30 individuals  poor  A1  Vulnerable 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2001  5,000-10,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  2001  1,000-3,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  2001  1,000-2,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula passage  2001  100-500 individuals  poor  B1i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands  65%
Forest Mixed woodland  30%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater  20%
Artificial - terrestrial   5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 25%
Notes: haylands&pastures
forestry 30%
hunting 100%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
tourism/recreation 20%
urban/industrial/transport 5%

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: Floodplain of Cheptsa river. Downloaded from on 29/10/2016

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