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Several adjacent small wetlands around the settlement of Maaninkaj with surrounding agricultural areas and forests. All wetlands are shallow and nutrient-rich due mainly to nutrient run-off from local fields.
Also nationally important for breeding Botaurus stellaris (3-5 males), Circus aeruginosus (4-7 pairs) and Porzana porzana (3-35 males). Staging species include Grus grus (150 birds), Tringa erythropus (150 birds), T. glareola (500 birds) and Philomachus pugnax (2,000 birds). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (1-3 individuals, passage), Crex crex (1-5 pairs, breeding), Gallinago media (max. 3 individuals, passage).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maaninka wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/10/2022.