Bol'shoye Beloye lake

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2000 40-70 breeding pairs A1
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT breeding 1986-2002 24-100 breeding pairs A1
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 2000-2002 100-1,000 breeding pairs A4i
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT breeding 2000 8-12 breeding pairs A1

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tobol-Ishim Forest-steppe Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,217,000 protected area contains site 0
Beloozersky Zakaznik (Federal) 17,850 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Treeline ecotone -
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous, Humid -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish & salt water, Fens, transition mires & springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bol'shoye Beloye lake. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.