Privolzhskaya forest-steppe

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2 (2007)
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Area: 62,541 ha

Site description
A forest tract surrounded by steppe and pastures.[CONFIDENTIALITY: geographical coordinates deleted from publication at request of contributors.] Okay to show now (email from Sergey 10/02)

Key biodiversity
The area has a high concentration of breeding eagles, with one of the largest local populations of Aquila heliaca in Russia present.

Non-bird biodiversity: There is a high diversity of rodents, with half of the species known from Ul'yanovsk region present.Large numbers of marmots can be found in the steppe and agricultural land.

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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Privolzhskaya forest-steppe. Downloaded from on 06/12/2021.