Polisto-Lovatskaya mire system

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1992 80-100 breeding pairs A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 1992 100-150 breeding pairs B1i
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC breeding 1992 200-250 breeding pairs B3
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC breeding 1992 100-150 breeding pairs B3
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 1992 1,400-2,500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos LC resident 1992 2-4 breeding pairs B2

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)
Rdejskiy Zakaznik 7,065 protected area contained by site 0
Rdeisky Zapovednik 36,922 protected area contained by site 36,922
Polistovsky Zapovednik 37,983 protected area contained by site 36,036
Ozero Polisto Nature Monument 3,057 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Polisto-Lovatskaya mire system. Downloaded from on 30/03/2023.