IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2006 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena LC breeding 2005 200-400 breeding pairs A4i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC breeding 2005 300-600 breeding pairs A4i
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC breeding 2005 300-500 breeding pairs A4i
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC passage 2005 2,000-5,000 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2005 15,000-30,000 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2006).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Name Unknown, site No. 92 (Kurganskaya) Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Peschanokoledinskaya. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.