Flood-plain of Volga river between Gorodets and N.Novgorod

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
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC breeding 2004 90-110 breeding pairs B2
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 2004 110-115 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ozero Mescherskoe Nature Monument 50 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dubrava u g. Gorodtsa Nature Monument 5,010 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Bor department of Russian nature protection society 2005
NGO Club "Pink flamingo" 2005
Strochkovo middle school 2005
Youth tourist and excursion center in Balakhna 2005
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local conservation groups please click here.


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Sand dunes and beaches -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood-plain of Volga river between Gorodets and N.Novgorod. Downloaded from on 24/06/2022.