Flood-plain of Kostroma river

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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1997 1,019 individuals B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1997 9,834 individuals B1i
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 1997 1,429 individuals B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yaroslavsky Zakaznik (Federal) 17,000 protected area overlaps with site 2,000
Sotinskiy Zakaznik 12,200 protected area overlaps with site 150
Ozero Sogozhskoe Nature Monument 205 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Savinskoe Nature Monument 25 protected area overlaps with site 0
Levashovskiy Zakaznik 15,900 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Boloto Tarakan'e Nature Monument 34 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 Kostromskiye razlivy 2002
Kologriv middle school 2005
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood-plain of Kostroma river. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.