Pizhemski reserve

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2008 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
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia LC breeding 2003 30 breeding pairs A3
Great Grey Owl Strix nebulosa LC resident 2003 1 breeding pairs A3
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC breeding 2003 1 breeding pairs A3
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla LC breeding 2003 300 breeding pairs A3
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica VU breeding 2003 common A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2008).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Uchastki pikhtovo-elovogo lesa po reke Pizhme Nature Monument 590 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local Conservation Groups

The Local Conservation Groups listed below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Administration of Pyzhemsky Zakaznik 2005
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local Conservation Groups, please click here.


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pizhemski reserve. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.