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Location Russia (European), Arkhangelsk region
Central coordinates 43o 25.15' East  64o 40.35' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i
Area 1,690 ha
Altitude 16 - 17m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  1977-1978  300-840 individuals  good  A1, A4i, B1i  Vulnerable 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  1977-1978  1,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola breeding  1998-2005  20-450 breeding pairs  good  A1  Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands  major
Shrubland   -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other major
Notes: hayland

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: Pinezhski meadow. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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