East European forest steppe

WWF Abstract

This ecoregion is a transition zone that links the temperate broadleaf forests of the north with the steppes (grasslands) of the south. The forests, grasslands, and riverside wetlands of the ecoregion provide habitats for hundreds of species of birds, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine
Area:179,711,999 acres (72,726,866 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Bashkiria National Park
Batova
Belogorye State Nature Reserve
Chairya
Chavash Varmane National Park
Durankulak Lake
Galichia Gora Zapovednik
Kaliakra
Kaluzhskie Zaseki State Nature Reserve
Khopersky Zapovednik
Mordovsky Zapovednik
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve
Orlovsky Polesie National Park
Prioksko-Terrasny Biosphere Reserve
Prisursky State Nature Reserve
Samarskaya Luka National Park
Shabla Lake Complex
Shulgantash State Nature Reserve
Smolny National Park
Suha Reka
Tsentral'no-Chernozemny Biosphere Reserve
Ukrainskii Stepnoi Zapovednik Nature Zapovednik
Volzhsko-Kamsky State Nature Reserve
Voronezh Biosphere Reserve
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve
Voroninsky State Nature Reserve
Zhigulevsky State Nature Reserve
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder