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Crane Protected Areas in Russia

Eurasia: > Crane Protected Areas in Russia

Within the extensive reserve system in Russia are several protected areas that conserve critical habitat for cranes and many other species of wildlife.

Daurski Nature Reserve
The Daurski Nature Reserve in the Chita Region, Russia is located in the center of the trans-boundary Dauria International Protected Area, established in 1994. Since 1990, ICF has assisted in efforts to establish this reserve with sister reserves in Read morearrow

Homeland of the Crane
The "Homeland of the Crane" is a complex of protected areas and unprotected natural areas that is an important breeding and fall migration area for Eurasian Cranes in the Moscow Region, Russia. Supporters of the area have conducted surveys of breeding Read morearrow

Khingansky Reserve
The Khingansky Reserve was established in 1963 to protect habitat for threatened species of cranes and storks in the Amur Region, Russia. The reserve has an established breeding program for Red-crowned and White-naped Cranes, which have been released Read morearrow

Oka Biosphere Reserve
The Oka Biosphere Reserve, established in 1978, encompasses over 77,000 hectares. In 1979, a captive breeding center for the endangered Siberian Crane was established in the Read morearrow