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Location Russia (European), Tul'skaya region
Central coordinates 36o 57.42' East  54o 0.32' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 32,855 ha
Altitude 100 - 244m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  1999  5 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1999  4-6 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999  360-400 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 
Eurasian Scops-owl Otus scops breeding  1999  30-60 breeding pairs  poor  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Tul'skiye Zaseki Other Area 0 unknown 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  63%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Forestry plantations; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas  30%
Unknown   7%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 63%
agriculture 2%
rangeland/pastureland 15%
tourism/recreation 12%
urban/industrial/transport 15%

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: Tul'skiye Zaseki forest. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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