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Location Russia (European), Leningrad region
Central coordinates 30o 35.53' East  60o 38.72' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i
Area 10,980 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Site description Part of Ladoga lake in their's western shore.

Key Biodiversity Waterfowl gathering on passage from many species - up to 70000-100000 individuals. Some geese are passing area without stoping (up to 20000 in total).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis passage  1992  50,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1992  50,000-99,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches; Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 100%
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.A.Buzun

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Burnaya River Mouth. Downloaded from on 01/10/2016

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