Veselovskoye reservoir

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2009)
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Area: 185,800 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2006 not assessed medium low
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Site description (2001 baseline)
Group of salt-lakes partly covered by fringe vegetation.

Key biodiversity
Up to 240000 waterfowls are stopping here on spring migration, up to 1500000-3000000 - on fall migration, up to 50000 are wintering here. Up to 30000 breeding pairs of 50 bird species occur here in the summer.

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: Veselovskoye reservoir. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.