Stakhovski marshes

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i (2000)
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Area: 3,610 ha

Site description (baseline)
A typical area of good quality marsh and bog habitat in the southern part of the taiga zone.

Key biodiversity
Low numbers (mean densities) of birds typically breed in such habitats, but the sustainability of such habitats is of high importance for many bird species.

Non-bird biodiversity: There are a places with nationally and regionally rare plants on marshes.

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: Stakhovski marshes. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.