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Location Russia (European), Kaluga region
Central coordinates 36o 9.57' East  54o 21.70' North
IBA criteria A1, A4iii, B3
Area 3,210 ha
Altitude 120 - 162m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1989-1999  100 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana breeding  2001  75-150 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1971-1999  15,000-25,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ugra National Park 98,600 protected area overlaps with site 100  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Treeline ecotone  1%
Shrubland   4%
Grassland Humid grasslands  80%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Mud flats and sand flats; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  12%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  3%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 70%
tourism/recreation 20%
urban/industrial/transport 1%
nature conservation and research 5%
not utilised 4%

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: Tishskaya Dal' area. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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