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Location Russia (European), Rostov region
Central coordinates 41o 45.23' East  49o 57.03' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 30,275 ha
Altitude 100 - 220m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Great Bustard Otis tarda breeding  1998  4-40 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Vulnerable 
Great Bustard Otis tarda passage  1998  20-200 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  70%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 70%
rangeland/pastureland 30%
hunting 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: Dudarevskaya steppe. Downloaded from on 20/10/2016

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