Valley of the Berd' river

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2006 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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2003 210-320 breeding pairs A1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2003 20-33 breeding pairs A4i
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU breeding 2003 2 breeding pairs A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2006).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Name Unknown, site No. 41 (Novosibirsk) (Iskitimsky r-n) Not Reported 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Legostaevskiy Zakaznik 40,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Berdskie skaly Nature Monument 27 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
tourism/recreation -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Valley of the Berd' river. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.