Voroninski Nature Reserve

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
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1996 2,000 individuals B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 110-150 breeding pairs A1

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)
Voroninsky Zapovednik 10,320 protected area overlaps with site 10,122
Voroninskiy (Buffer Zone) Buffer Zone (adjacent to Zapovednik) 9,033 protected area overlaps with site 3,598
Uchastok tsennyh lesnyh kul'tur duba chereshchatogo s barhatom amurskim Nature Monument 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Ramza Nature Monument 250 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Voroninski Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.