Kargopol' area

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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC resident 1991 500-1,000 breeding pairs B2
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1996 30,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1996 70,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 1996 1-1,000 individuals A1, A4i, B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 200 breeding pairs A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1996 4,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Mew Gull Larus canus LC passage 1996 20,000-40,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 1991 10-20 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1996 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Urochische Igumeniha Nature Monument 30 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sosna, edinstvennoe derevo Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sosna, edinstvennoe derevo Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Filatovskiy Zakaznik 23,600 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kargopol' area. Downloaded from on 31/05/2020.