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Olonets plain


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC passage 1997 2,000-3,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1997 200,000-300,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1997 500,000-700,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997 150-500 breeding pairs A1, B2
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC breeding 1997 100-200 breeding pairs B3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 500,000-999,999 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low near favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tulokskiy Zakaznik 16,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Selskokhozyaistvennie ugod'ya i bolota Olonetskogo Zakaznik 5,000 protected area contained by site 5,000
Olonetsky Zakaznik (Federal) 27,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Boloto u reki Olonka Nature Monument 42 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caretakers of Olonetskaya ravnina 2007
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Olonets plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/02/2023.