Amur valley near Blagoveshensk

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2004 present A1
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC breeding 2004 present A1
White-naped Crane Grus vipio VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3, A4i
Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3, A4i
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3, A4i
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana EN breeding 2004 present A1, A3

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)
Zeya-Bureya Plains Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 31,600 protected area overlaps with site 0
Murav'evskiy Zakaznik 34,000 protected area overlaps with site 34,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Forest Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned farmland, disturbed ground -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Amur valley near Blagoveshensk. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.