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Location Russia (European), Leningrad region
Central coordinates 31o 56.48' East  60o 12.53' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2
Area 97,365 ha
Altitude 0 - 16m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description System of the shallow bays of the Ladoga lake on the southern coast. There are a lot of frindge vegetation and "inside" lakes between them.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  1997  15-20 individuals  A1  Vulnerable 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus resident  1998  300  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus breeding  1998  250 breeding pairs  good  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  33%
Shrubland   4%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  -
Coastline Lagoons; Sand dunes & beaches  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 35%
hunting 100%

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References V.G.Visotski

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Southern coast of Ladoga Lake. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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