IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 2004 30,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2004 150-300 breeding pairs A1
Common Crane Grus grus LC winter 2004 500-1,100 individuals B1i
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 2004 82 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 2004 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Park-sad s. Yazykovo Nature Monument 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kumashkinskiy Zakaznik 17,500 protected area overlaps with site 0

Local Conservation Groups

The Local Conservation Groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Baryatino middle school 2005
Petryaskino middle school in Pilnin district 2005
For more information on BirdLife's work with Local Conservation Groups, please click here.


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Shrubland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland -
forestry -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Shumerlinskaya. Downloaded from on 28/05/2023.