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Location Russia (European), Kirov region
Central coordinates 48o 17.82' East  60o 13.75' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, B3
Area 46,430 ha
Altitude 130 - 180m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2002-2003  100-120 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Near Threatened 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus breeding  2002-2003  500-600 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ul'skoe boloto Nature Monument 3,025 protected area contained by site 3,025  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  71%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  29%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 70%
nature conservation and research 7%
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: Ul'skoye bog. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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