Downstream of Ik river

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1999 1,000 individuals B1i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 1999 100 individuals A1
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1999 150-200 breeding pairs A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1999 500 individuals B1i
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU breeding 1999 2-3 breeding pairs A1

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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Reka Ik Nature Monument 25,112 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kamsko-Ikskiy Zakaznik 18,600 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs, Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
rangeland/pastureland -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Downstream of Ik river. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.