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Location Russia (European), Kalmykiya Republic
Central coordinates 44o 31.00' East  47o 1.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 12,171 ha
Altitude 15 - 89m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca breeding  2005  4 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Desert Semidesert  89%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  8%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  3%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 92%
agriculture 8%

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: Ergeninskaya area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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