Valley of Zhizdra river

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3 (2007)
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Area: 17,830 ha

Site description
Valley of Zhidra river from village Krichiny to the mouth of the river. Includes meadows, swamps, meandrs, agricultural lands and adjoning forests.

Key biodiversity
6000-15000 ind of Anser albifons&A.fabalis are gathered here during spring migration, and up to 10000 ducks (Anatidae&Aythinae)

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of Zhizdra river. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.