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Location Russia (European), Orenburg region
Central coordinates 52o 54.63' East  51o 31.93' North
IBA criteria A1, B3
Area 10,610 ha
Altitude 40 - 60m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999  50-70 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana breeding  1999  80-100 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest  50%
Grassland Humid grasslands  45%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 50%
hunting 100%
fisheries/aquaculture 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: Floodplain of Ural and Kindeli rivers. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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