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Location Russia (European), Mari-El Republic
Central coordinates 47o 11.48' East  56o 24.40' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 70,587 ha
Altitude 70 - 100m
Year of IBA assessment 2008





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix breeding  2003  700-800 females only  poor  B2  Least Concern 
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2003  4-6 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Boloto Bol'shoe Nature Monument 750 protected area contained by site 746  
Boloto Mar'erskoe Nature Monument 816 protected area contained by site 816  
Boloto Sorochinskoe Nature Monument 150 protected area contained by site 150  
Kuplongskoe boloto Nature Monument 5 protected area contained by site 0  
Mar'erskiy Zakaznik 150 protected area contained by site 150  
Ozero Bol'shoi Mar'er Nature Monument 120 protected area contained by site 120  
Ozero Kum'yary Nature Monument 120 protected area contained by site 120  
Ozero Lisichkino Nature Monument 30 protected area contained by site 30  
Ozero Luzh'yar Nature Monument 110 protected area contained by site 110  
Ozero Malyi Mar'er Nature Monument 20 protected area contained by site 20  
Ozero Sham'yary Nature Monument 90 protected area contained by site 90  
Ozero Shordoer Nature Monument 20 protected area contained by site 20  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland  57%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  40%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas  3%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
hunting 100%
nature conservation and research 10%
rangeland/pastureland minor
agriculture minor
urban/industrial/transport minor

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: Kuplongskaya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2014

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