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

Protection status:

Site description
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Siz'menski flood-plain of Sheksna reservoir. Downloaded from on 15/06/2021.