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Location Russia (Asian), Kamchatka
Central coordinates 156o 45.28' East  50o 56.93' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Area 7,100 ha
Altitude 0 - 40m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Rock Sandpiper Calidris ptilocnemis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Volcanoes of Kamchatka World Heritage Site 3,830,200 protected area contains site 7,100  
Yuzhno-Kamchatskiy Nature Park 980,000 protected area contains site 3,000  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Alpine and subalpine grassland; Tundra  -
Coastline Inland cliffs and rocky slopes  -
Shrubland Subalpine and alpine scrub  -

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: Lopatka peninsula. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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