Basins of the Schuchya and Khadytayakha rivers IBA

Location:Russia (Central Asian)
Area:2,165,384 acres (876,300 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Dfc (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: cool summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)A4i
Anas penelope (Eurasian Wigeon)A4i
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)A1, A3
Aythya marila (Greater Scaup)A3
Bucephala clangula (Common Goldeneye)A3
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)A3, A4i
Fringilla montifringilla (Brambling)A3
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A3
Loxia leucoptera (White-winged Crossbill)A3
Lymnocryptes minimus (Jack Snipe)A4i
Melanitta nigra (Black Scoter)A3
Mergellus albellus (Smew)A3
Mergus merganser (Common Merganser)A4i
Mergus serrator (Red-breasted Merganser)A4i
Phylloscopus borealis (Arctic Warbler)A3
Phylloscopus inornatus (Yellow-browed Warbler)A3
Pinicola enucleator (Pine Grosbeak)A3
Poecile cinctus (Gray-headed Chickadee)A3
Stercorarius longicaudus (Long-tailed Jaeger)A3
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)A3
Tringa glareola (Wood Sandpiper)A4i
Xenus cinereus (Terek Sandpiper)A4i

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263