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Location Russia (European), Kostroma region
Central coordinates 43o 53.37' East  58o 52.53' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i
Area 144,395 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1999-2002  2,000-4,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999-2002  122-160 individuals  good  A1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1999-2002  60-120 individuals  good  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kologrivskiy les Nature Monument 918 protected area contained by site 918  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  95%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  3%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  1%
Unknown   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 95%
unknown 5%

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: Kologrivski forest. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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