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Mouth of Samur river


IBA Criteria

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 estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius CR passage 1985 17-100 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC passage 1997 54-200 individuals B1i
Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos LC breeding 1989 500-1,500 breeding pairs B3

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)
2006 high very unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Aythya nyroca Ferruginous Duck 100 12 individuals 12 very unfavourable
Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian Pelican 150 100 individuals 67 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Some limited conservation initiatives are in place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Samursky Zakaznik (Federal) 11,200 protected area contains site 10,100

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens, Ruderal land -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mouth of Samur river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.