RU1165
Lake Manych-Gudilo


Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i (2007)
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Area: 84,800 ha

Protection status:

Russia (BirdLife Direct Action Programme)
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 high near favourable low
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Site description
The IBA is found in the deep depression located on the boundary of Stavropol region and Kalmykiya Republic.

Key biodiversity
Large numbers of waterfowl, including hundreds of thousands of geese and ducks, pass through the area (at night).All available data relates to the parts of the IBA falling within the Kalmyk Republic and Stavropol region. It is possible that another IBA will be identifed in the future covering the western part of the Manych lake system (Rostov region).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Manych-Gudilo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2018.