Migulinskiye sands

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT breeding 1991 10-50 breeding pairs A1
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 1991 5-15 breeding pairs B2
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes LC breeding 1998 30-50 breeding pairs B2
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident 1998 5-7 breeding pairs A1

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Rostovskoe GOOH (Veshenskiy uchastok) Managed Resource Protected Area 16,163 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dubrovskiy Zakaznik 12,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bykovskiy Zakaznik 32,100 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Migulinskiye sands. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.