Flood-plain of the River Vetluga within Kostroma region from Sharya to the boundaries of Nizhni Novgorod region.
A breeding and passage site for geese and ducks. The B1i criterion is applied at site-level rather than at species-level, as recent count data are not available for any bird species. The site may also prove to fulfil the A4i criterion once systematic counts have been made.
Non-bird biodiversity: Lutra lutra, Vipera berus.Rubus arcticus.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood-plain of river Vetluga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.