Flood-plain of Iput' river in vicinity of Kholevichami

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 8,890 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Flood-plain of the Iput' river between the villages of Unechi and Kholevichi, which is flooded during spring and contains many ox-bow lakes.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is the main feeding area for 25 pairs of Ciconia ciconia which breed in surrounding villages.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood-plain of Iput' river in vicinity of Kholevichami. Downloaded from on 04/12/2020.