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Location Russia (European), Saratov region
Central coordinates 43o 20.00' East  51o 12.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 9,600 ha
Altitude 88 - 195m
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  1999  53-80 individuals  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland  15%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  5%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  80%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 80%
rangeland/pastureland 15%
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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vicinity of Poltavka village. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2014

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