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Location Belarus, Brest
Central coordinates 25o 47.56' East  52o 46.57' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 2,594 ha
Altitude 147 - 159m
Year of IBA assessment 2012

Akhova Ptushak Belarusi

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola breeding  2010  36-40 males only  good  A1  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2013 very high not assessed negligible

Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in short term (within 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  negligible 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs  major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ščara floodplain. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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