Desna flood-plain near Trubchevsk

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1996 500-15,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 200 breeding pairs A1
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 1996 100-150 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1996 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nerusso-Desnianskoe-Polesie UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 128,394 protected area overlaps with site 0
Desnyansko-Zherinskiy Zakaznik 10 protected area overlaps with site 10


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs, Rivers and streams, Standing freshwater -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Desna flood-plain near Trubchevsk. Downloaded from on 20/09/2020.