Kalachskaya Loop of Don River

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Levant Sparrowhawk Accipiter brevipes LC breeding 1983 5-25 breeding pairs B2
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1996 1-3 breeding pairs B2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Trekhostrovskoi Unknown 40,000 protected area overlaps with site 40,000
Shokhino Nature Monument 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Melovye gory Donskoi izluchiny Nature Monument 0 protected area contained by site 0
Aendemicheskaya flora melovykh otlozheniy Nature Monument 10 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalachskaya Loop of Don River. Downloaded from on 05/07/2020.