IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2013

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus CR breeding 2012 1-2 individuals A1, A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage - min 20,000 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lower Dvuobje Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 540,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kunovatsky Zakaznik (Federal) 220,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kunovatski Zakaznik 147,000 protected area contained by site 147,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Wooded tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires & springs, Standing fresh water, Rivers & streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kunovatski. Downloaded from on 29/11/2022.