Cheremshanski Bay of Kuybyshev Reservoir

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 75,081 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
The area is a shallow water bay in the Ul'yanovsk part of Kuybyshev reservoir, located to the south-east of Ul'yanovsk, in a highly developed part of region.

Key biodiversity
A total of more then 20,000 waterfowls and gulls, and up to 10,000 waders (Calidris sp, Tringa sp.) stop over during migration.

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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cheremshanski Bay of Kuybyshev Reservoir. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.