Seketovo, Rakhtovo and Artevo lakes

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 2002-2003 12-13 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC breeding 2002-2003 present A3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2002-2003 980-6,040 breeding pairs A1
Green Sandpiper Tringa ochropus LC breeding 2002-2003 present A3
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia LC breeding 2002-2003 30-60 breeding pairs A3
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 2002-2003 present A3
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata LC breeding 2002-2003 present A3
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis LC breeding 2002-2003 present A3
Yellow-breasted Bunting Emberiza aureola CR breeding 2002-2003 4,000-5,780 breeding pairs A1

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tevrizskiy Zakaznik 10,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Koloniya rakhtovskikh muravejnikov Natural Monument 2 protected area contained by site 2
Bol'sheukovskiy Zakaznik 192,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Seketovo, Rakhtovo and Artevo lakes. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.