Dedinovo flood-plain of Oka river

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
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.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
Almost all IBA is included in the Shadow List of Ramsar Sites (2000) under the name "Dedinovsko-beloomutskaya poima reki Oki" ("Dedinovo-Beloomut floodplain of Oka river").

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dedinovo flood-plain of Oka river. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.