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Location Russia (European), Saratov region
Central coordinates 48o 21.57' East  50o 29.08' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i
Area 204,920 ha
Altitude 40 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  1996  30 individuals  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1985-1997  70,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1998  40,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  20%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  75%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 70%
rangeland/pastureland 25%

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: Agriculture lands of south and east of Novouzenski district. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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