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Location Russia (European), Ivanovo region
Central coordinates 42o 16.18' East  56o 54.35' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 9,520 ha
Altitude 96 - 105m
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  1999-2005  2-3 breeding pairs  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999  50-100 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Mixed woodland  20%
Grassland Humid grasslands  30%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  20%

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: Flood-plain of Lukh river between Lukh and Myt villages. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2014

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