Central Forest Biosphere Reserve and adjacent areas

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i (2000)
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Area: 79,815 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Numerous marshes, open bogs and boggy forests located on the watershed of the Volga and Zapadnaya Dvina rivers, in the southern Tver region.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: At this IBA 25 species of locally rare plants are present. One of the last sustainable populations of Mustela lutreola exists here.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Central Forest Biosphere Reserve and adjacent areas. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.