Karakol'skiye lakes

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2008)
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Area: 23,600 ha

Protection status:

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium favourable low
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Site description
System of several fresh water lakes not so far from Caspian coast to the south from Kizlyarskiy Bay.

Key biodiversity
Also Platalea leucorodia, Plegadis falcinellus, Egretta alba, E.garzetta, Ardea cinerea, A.purpurea, Ardeola ralloides, Nycticorax nycticorax, Ixobrychus minutus, Anthropoides virgo, Himantopus himantopus etc. are breeding on area. But there are not data about their number by moment.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karakol'skiye lakes. Downloaded from on 27/01/2021.