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Location Russia (European), Ivanovo region
Central coordinates 42o 24.82' East  56o 18.75' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 100,458 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga breeding  2004-2008  2 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2007-2008  20 breeding pairs  poor  A1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Klyaz'minskiy beregovoi Zakaznik 1,600 protected area contained by site 1,600  
Klyaz'minsko-Lukhskiy Zakaznik 43,450 protected area contained by site 43,450  
Oksko-Klyaz'minskaya poima Zakaznik 1,500 protected area contained by site 1,500  
Ozero Bol. Bobrovnitsy Nature Monument 0 protected area contained by site 12  
Ozero Krivoe Nature Monument 0 protected area contained by site 32  
Ozero Mal. Bobrovnitsy Nature Monument 0 protected area contained by site 13  
Ozero Velikoe lugovoe Nature Monument 101 protected area contained by site 100  
Poimennyi lisokhvostovye luga Nature Monument 311 protected area overlaps with site 300  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  50%
Grassland Humid grasslands  6%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing brackish and salt water  40%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Other urban and industrial areas; Ruderal land; Urban parks and gardens  4%

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: Klyazminsko-Balakhninskaya lowland. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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