Manturovo left bank of the Unzha river

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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1999-2002 400-900 individuals B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1999-2002 3,000-6,000 individuals B1i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC passage 1999-2002 2,500-7,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1999-2002 160-240 individuals A1
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 1999-2002 160-220 individuals A1

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


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Other urban and industrial areas -
Unknown -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
unknown -
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Manturovo left bank of the Unzha river. Downloaded from on 01/12/2023.