Kargopol' area

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
Area located at the south of Arkhangelsk region near Kargopol town and includes a number of agricultural fields surrounded by fens and raised bogs.

Key biodiversity
Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Since 1994 several international projects carried on investigation of geese and cranes took place at area. A lot of ecological education work going on with the participation of local authorities.

Habitat and land use
A current tendensy of reduction of crop agriculture business may have an negative influence to the crane gathered here during passege as different grains are their main food.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kargopol' area. Downloaded from on 31/05/2020.