|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
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The IBA covers the flood areas in the lower reaches of the Malyi Uzen river, near the northern edge of the Ryn sands (desert massif). The site consists of a lake system in depressions with water fringe vegetation, plus surrounding desert steppe.
Typical set of waterfowl; 25 species of waterbirds were registered during a short-term survey in May 2006.
Non-bird biodiversity: Typical set of desert steppe and wetland plants, as well as typical small mammals, fox, wolf etc.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kamysh-Samarskie Lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/03/2021.