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Location Russia (European), Tatarstan Republic
Central coordinates 52o 7.87' East  54o 39.68' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 80,115 ha
Altitude 100 - 300m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1992  1-2 breeding pairs  A1  Endangered 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  1995-1996  4-8 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Shugurovskiy Zakaznik 29,700 protected area contained by site 29,700  
Stepnoi Zakaznik 5,772 protected area overlaps with site 2,500  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland  major
Shrubland   1%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands; Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  30%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams  2%
Artificial - terrestrial   29%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 30%
rangeland/pastureland 30%
forestry major
Notes: 35-401%
fisheries/aquaculture minor
hunting -

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: Shugurovskoye plateau. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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