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Moksha valley in vicinity of Temnikov


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Red-breasted Goose Branta ruficollis VU passage 1996 500-1,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1996 200-300 individuals B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1996 3,000-5,000 individuals B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 150-200 breeding pairs A1
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1996 120-130 breeding pairs B2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Uchastok pojmy r.Mokshi Nature Monument 28 protected area overlaps with site 0
Staryi kedr (derevo dolgozhitel') Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Zhegalovo Nature Monument 7 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Vyad'kishevo Nature Monument 35 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Svetloe Nature Monument 18 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Krahmal'noe Nature Monument 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mesto obitaniya bol'shogo kronshnepa i vykhukholi Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dubovaya lesopolosa Nature Monument 1 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Moksha valley in vicinity of Temnikov. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/moksha-valley-in-vicinity-of-temnikov-iba-russia-(european) on 27/02/2024.