Country/territory: Russia (European)
IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2 (2007)
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Area: 4,845 ha
Site description (baseline)
An area of disused peat-mine workings, some flooded as lakes, and naturally re-generating into mire.
The largest inland colony of gulls and terns in continental Euorope.
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sitnikovski Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1578 on 30/05/2023.