|Location||Russia (European), Dagestan Republic|
|Central coordinates||48o 5.00' East 42o 19.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description Rather large salt-lake located to the north-west from Derbent, not so far from Caspian coast.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca||breeding||2004||15-25 breeding pairs||medium||A1, B2||Near Threatened|
|White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala||breeding||2004||1-10 breeding pairs||poor||A1, B2||Endangered|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing brackish and salt water||-|
|Coastline||Sand dunes & beaches||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Conservation response A large conservation project was carried out in 1998, involving bird monitoring and educational activities for school children, with a grant from British Petroleum.
Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).
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