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

Protection status:

Site description
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Forest Biosphere Reserve and adjacent areas. Downloaded from on 28/01/2021.