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Location Russia (European), Nenetski region
Central coordinates 59o 1.42' East  69o 15.53' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i
Area 286,565 ha
Altitude 0 - 30m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description A shallow bay with wide, silty foreshore, surrounded by marshy tundra with a number of lakes.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  1992  1 individuals  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1992  1 individuals  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus passage  1992  300 individuals  B1i  Least Concern 
Common Eider Somateria mollissima passage  1992  1 individuals  A4i, B1i  Near Threatened 
King Eider Somateria spectabilis passage  1992  1 individuals  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1992  50,000-99,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  10%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -
Sea Open Sea  20%
Coastline Lagoons; Mud flats & sand flats; Sand dunes & beaches; Shingle & stony beaches  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 15%
hunting 10%
not utilised 75%

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. V. Anufriev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Khaypudyrskaya Bay (Islands of B. Zelenets, Dolgi, Matveyev). Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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