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Location Russia (European), Ul'yanovsk region
Central coordinates 48o 37.82' East  54o 41.33' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 28,660 ha
Altitude 53 - 219m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  2004  7-10 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2004  13-17 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas  7%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  90%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  3%
Unknown   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 90%
hunting 40%
agriculture 5%
fisheries/aquaculture 3%
tourism/recreation 5%
urban/industrial/transport 1%

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'i Gori area. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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