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Location Russia (Asian), Kamchatka
Central coordinates 156o 35.00' East  50o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 15,000 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Common Eider Somateria mollissima unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
King Eider Somateria spectabilis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea   -
Coastline   -

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: First Kuril strait. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/08/2014

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