Siz'menski flood-plain of Sheksna reservoir

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, B2 (2007)
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Area: 79,545 ha

Site description (baseline)
Artificial, reseeded meadows which flood in spring, on the Sizemski floodplain.

Key biodiversity
There is an increasing of number of rare species of birds like Osprey, White-tailed eagle as a result of low level of development of area.Info collected from local people: not less than 20.000 geese are stopping here during migration. But more researches are needed.

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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Siz'menski flood-plain of Sheksna reservoir. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.