Cheremske mire

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 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
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1996 150-400 individuals B1i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2017 not assessed high not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
no unset good

State (condition of the trigger species' populations)
Scientific name Common name Reference population Actual population Units % of population remaining Result
Tetrastes bonasia Hazel Grouse 2 12 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Tetrao urogallus Western Capercaillie 8 3 breeding pairs 38 very unfavourable
Lyrurus tetrix Black Grouse 20 5 breeding pairs 25 very unfavourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 7 10 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Grus grus Common Crane 6 15 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Ciconia nigra Black Stork 2 1 breeding pairs 50 unfavourable
Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle-owl 1 1 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Clanga pomarina Lesser Spotted Eagle 1 1 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Circus aeruginosus Western Marsh-harrier 3 2 breeding pairs 67 unfavourable
Accipiter nisus Eurasian Sparrowhawk 2 5 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Accipiter gentilis Northern Goshawk 2 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Dryocopus martius Black Woodpecker 2 10 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Lanius excubitor 2 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Vovcha budka Regional Zakaznik 26 protected area contained by site 0
Urochische Suzanka Regional Zakaznik 12 protected area contained by site 0
Ozers'kiy State Zakaznik 1,840 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Karasins'kiy Regional Zakaznik 516 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chorniy busel Regional Zakaznik 32 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cheremske Bog Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,976 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cherems'kiy State Zakaznik 903 protected area contained by site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cheremske mire. Downloaded from on 03/10/2023.