Flood-plain of Vad river

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1998 100-150 breeding pairs A1
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 1998 300-400 individuals A1, A4i, B1i, B2

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zubovopolyanskiy Zakaznik 11,824 protected area overlaps with site 11,824
Uchastok zabolochennogo lesa Nature Monument 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Uchastok lesa Nature Monument 200 protected area overlaps with site 0
Torfyanoe boloto Bol'shoe Nature Monument 82 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ozero Imarka Nature Monument 14 protected area overlaps with site 0
Opolzen' Koshel'-gora Nature Monument 2 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Caretaker of Poima reki Vad 2005
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flood-plain of Vad river. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.