Kamsko-Bakaldinskiye marshes

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
One of the largest peatlands in the European part of Russia consisting of forested and open bogs.

Key biodiversity
Even though available bird data is rather old and undoubtly incomplete, the IBA is one of the most important areas for birds in European Russia and is still in a natural condition.

Non-bird biodiversity: Plecotus auritus, Myotis brandti, M. dacucneme, Nyctalis noctula, Pipistrellus nathusii, Vespertilio murinus, Lutra lutra, Parnassius apollo, Dryomys nitedula, Vipera berus.Dactylorhiza traunsterneri, Cephalanthera rubra, Neottianthe cucullata.

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
25% of the IBA is covered by about 10 Nature Monuments and Kerzhensky Zapovednik.

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kamsko-Bakaldinskiye marshes. Downloaded from on 03/12/2022.