Pinezhski meadow

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 1977-1978 1,000 individuals B1i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 1977-1978 300-840 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola CR breeding 1998-2005 20-450 breeding pairs A1

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

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Golubinskiy Zakaznik 3,506 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Shrubland -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pinezhski meadow. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.