Ust'-Medveditskaya area

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
Sands with sparse vegetation on the first terrace of rivers Don and Medveditsa. Sands are needed to be not used for agriculture. Narrow meadows surrounds the shallow water, which located between ridges and hillows.

Key biodiversity
Habitat and land use
There are about 20 private cows which are grazed at the area. For best conservation no more agriculture should be at site. Also some meadow plants will be good to growh here as there is a large wind errosian happened at area.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ust'-Medveditskaya area. Downloaded from on 28/01/2022.