Veselovskoye reservoir

Country/territory: Russia (European)

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

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2006 medium not assessed low
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Site description
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 Areas factsheet: Veselovskoye reservoir. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.