Flood-plain of Iput' river in vicinity of Kholevichami

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 8,890 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Flood-plain of the Iput' river between the villages of Unechi and Kholevichi, which is flooded during spring and contains many ox-bow lakes.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is the main feeding area for 25 pairs of Ciconia ciconia which breed in surrounding villages.

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: Flood-plain of Iput' river in vicinity of Kholevichami. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.