Oka valley in vicinity of Murmino

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 12,340 ha

Site description
Large meadows located in one of the widest parts of the Oka river floodplain, partly used for agriculture.

Key biodiversity
Up to 25,000 ducks and geese stop over in years of high water levels during spring.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Oka valley in vicinity of Murmino. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.