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Location Russia (European), Bashkortostan Republic
Central coordinates 54o 2.00' East  54o 0.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 7,905 ha
Altitude 258 - 334m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus breeding  2004  12 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2004  4 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2004  30-50 breeding pairs  good  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Buninski Les Zakaznik 3,000 is identical to site 3,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  70%
Grassland   20%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 10%
rangeland/pastureland 20%
forestry 70%
nature conservation and research 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: Buninski forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2014

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