Agricultural lands most part of which are not used during last 10 years. As a result sites used for nesting by bustards (Great and Little) and some raptors. Some patches of dry steppes still exists on the slopes of river valleys.
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Manoilinskaya steppe. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.