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
Mute Swan Cygnus olor LC winter 2003-2006 500-1,942 individuals B1i
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC winter 2003-2006 152-304 individuals B1i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC winter 2003-2006 700-4,000 individuals B1i
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 2003-2006 660-10,225 individuals B1i
Common Coot Fulica atra LC winter 2003-2006 300,000-500,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 2004-2006 5,000 individuals B1i
Slender-billed Gull Larus genei LC passage 2004-2006 5,000-6,000 individuals A4i, B1i
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2004-2006 40-80 breeding pairs A1
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU breeding 2004-2006 40-60 breeding pairs A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 2003-2004 min 50,000 individuals A4iii
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2003-2004 min 50,000 individuals A4iii

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Pollution industrial & military effluents - oil spills happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Sea 0 0 good (> 90%) poor (40-69%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 moderate (70-90%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tamano-Zaporozhskiy Zakaznik 30,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tamano-Zaporozhski Zakaznik 30,000 protected area overlaps with site 8,000
Mys Panagiya Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mude cone Karabetova Sopka Nature Monument 700 protected area contained by site 700
Gora Karabetova Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Sea Open Sea, Sea inlets and coastal features -
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats, Sand dunes and beaches, Shingle or stony beaches, Standing brackish and salt water -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taman'. Downloaded from on 17/01/2022.