Year of compilation: 2001
A typical area of good quality marsh and bog habitat in the southern part of the taiga zone.
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.
Such marshes are unique for central part of Russia. The site has remained intact since the beginning of the twentieth century, and is relatively unspoilt.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stakhovski marshes. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 25/11/2020.