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Shcherbakty Lakes


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
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala EN passage 2006 33 individuals A1
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 2006 1,800 individuals A4i

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 low favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest Broadleaved deciduous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Forest Mixed 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Forest Native coniferous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland Humid 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Grassland Steppes & dry calcareous 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland Low bushes 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Wetlands (inland) Water-fringe vegetation 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Lyrurus tetrix Black Grouse 64 120 males 100 favourable
Anthropoides virgo Demoiselle Crane 5 7 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Anthropoides virgo Demoiselle Crane 5 7 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Tetrax tetrax Little Bustard 40 45 males 100 favourable
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Pluvialis squatarola Grey Plover 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Calidris ferruginea Curlew Sandpiper 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Calidris alba Sanderling 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Calidris alpina Dunlin 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Calidris minuta Little Stint 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Tringa totanus Common Redshank 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Tringa stagnatilis Marsh Sandpiper 1 15 individuals 100 favourable
Clanga clanga Greater Spotted Eagle 3 3 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Hieraaetus pennatus Booted Eagle 8 8 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk 6 7 individuals 100 favourable
Falco naumanni Lesser Kestrel 1 30 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Falco vespertinus Red-footed Falcon 10 12 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Falco columbarius Merlin 1 7 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Falco cherrug Saker Falcon 1 10 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid, Mesophile grassland & tall grass steppe, Steppes & dry calcareous -
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water, Water-fringe vegetation -
Shrubland Low bushes -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous, Mixed, Native coniferous -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
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Land ownership
Mixed - partly state, partly private (farmers).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shcherbakty Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.