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
Common Quail Coturnix coturnix LC breeding 1996 2,000-3,000 breeding pairs B2
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1996 1-3 breeding pairs B2
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra LC breeding 1996 1,000-1,500 breeding pairs B3
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1996 400-600 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Insaro-Kovylkinski. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.