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Location Russia (European), Kaluga region
Central coordinates 35o 3.57' East  54o 0.27' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3
Area 6,080 ha
Altitude 160 - 200m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana breeding  1993-2000  100-200 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus passage  1997  2,300 individuals  poor  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  2001  20,000 individuals  good  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland  35%
Shrubland   2%
Grassland Humid grasslands  40%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Mud flats and sand flats; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  18%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Urban parks and gardens  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 1%
rangeland/pastureland 5%
forestry 30%
fisheries/aquaculture 10%
water management 7%
hunting 90%

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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