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Location Russia (European), Arkhangelsk region,Nenetski region
Central coordinates 61o 28.52' East  68o 1.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i
Area 140,220 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Lake system in the Bolshezemelskaya tundra.

Key Biodiversity An important breeding and moulting area for for Anser fabalis and ducks (80,000--100,000), according to the previous European IBA inventory (Grimmett and Jones 1989).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis non-breeding  1989  50,000 individuals  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds non-breeding  1989  50,000-99,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  -

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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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Vashutkiny, Padimeyskiye and Kharbeyskiye lakes. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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