Solotcha flood-plain of Oka river

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 12,460 ha

Site description
Large meadows located in one of the widest parts of the Oka river floodplain, used for agriculture (mainly for hay and pasture).

Key biodiversity
Up to 20,000 waterfowl stop over on migration.

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 Areas factsheet: Solotcha flood-plain of Oka river. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.