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Location Russia (Asian), Chita
Central coordinates 121o 7.05' East  54o 48.70' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Area 394,000 ha
Altitude 534 - 1,026m
Year of IBA assessment 2013





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-billed Capercaillie Tetrao urogalloides breeding  2010-2012  500-1,000 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2010-2012  9,000-19,000 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus passage  2010-2011  11,000-22,000 individuals  poor  A4i  Least Concern 
Falcated Duck Mareca falcata breeding  2010-2012  300-1,500 breeding pairs  poor  A4i  Near Threatened 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2010-2012  300-1,500 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula breeding  2010-2012  500-1,500 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Smew Mergellus albellus breeding  2010-2012  300-1,000 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus passage  2010-2012  min 2 individuals  poor  A1  Critically Endangered 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2010-2012  5-100 breeding pairs  poor  A3  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1990-2012  100,000-300,000 individuals  medium  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   80%
Shrubland   5%
Wetlands (inland)   15%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 90%
hunting 30%

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References O.A.Goroshko

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lowland swamps in the valley of Tungur and Nenyuga rivers. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/11/2014

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