Sitnikovski Reserve

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2 (2007)
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Area: 4,845 ha

Protection status:

Site description
An area of disused peat-mine workings, some flooded as lakes, and naturally re-generating into mire.

Key biodiversity
The largest inland colony of gulls and terns in continental Euorope.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sitnikovski Reserve. Downloaded from on 26/02/2021.