Dedinovo flood-plain of Oka river

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1 (2007)
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Area: 26,070 ha

Site description (baseline)
An extensive area of forest and wet grassland in one of the widest parts of the Oka river floodplain.

Key biodiversity
Up to 10,000 geese and 20,000 ducks stop over during spring migration, but there is no data available on individual species. The site is very important for Crex crex with [one of] the largest population[s] in Europe.

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: Dedinovo flood-plain of Oka river. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.