|Location||Russia (European), Leningrad region|
|Central coordinates||30o 14.63' East 59o 1.30' North|
|Altitude||67 - 81m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description A freshwater lake and low-lying marshes.
Key Biodiversity There is a high number of breeding gulls and waterfowls, but exact number of them is unknown by th 1999. One of the highest number of breeding Grus grus in the Leningrad region.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus||passage||1999||100-1,000 individuals||poor||B1i||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Mshinskaye wetland system||Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar)||75,100||protected area overlaps with site||75,100|
|Mshinskoe boloto||Zakaznik||60,400||protected area overlaps with site||14,700|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Raised bogs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation||39%|
|Forest||Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland||61%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
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 Noskov G.A., Volkov L.I., Kondratiev A.V.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Vyal'ye and adjoining marshes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/03/2015
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