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Location Belarus, Brest
Central coordinates 23o 55.50' East  51o 38.50' North
IBA criteria A1, B3
Area 3,814 ha
Altitude 155 - 160m
Year of IBA assessment 2009

Akhova Ptushak Belarusi



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Little Crake Porzana parva breeding  2005  25-30 males only  good  B3  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2005  10-15 breeding pairs  good  A1  Near Threatened 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  60%
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland; Humid grasslands  10%
Wetlands (inland)   15%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Forestry plantations; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 11%
hunting 50%
tourism/recreation 20%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arechaŭskaje. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/07/2014

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