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Location Russia (European), Kirov region
Central coordinates 47o 8.42' East  60o 4.23' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Area 71,792 ha
Altitude 140 - 160m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2001-2003  15,000-25,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  2001-2003  15,000-25,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  2001-2003  500-1,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2001-2003  150-180 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Near Threatened 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus breeding  2001-2003  270-290 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 
Mew Gull Larus canus breeding  2001-2003  850-1,100 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bylina Zakaznik 32,630 protected area contained by site 32,630  
Bylinskoe boloto Nature Monument 609 protected area contained by site 609  
Kaiskoe boloto Nature Monument 8,983 protected area contained by site 8,983  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  70%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas  10%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  18%
Unknown   2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
nature conservation and research 71%
hunting 100%

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: Bylinskaya. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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