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Location Russia (Asian), Kamchatka
Central coordinates 157o 41.80' East  51o 30.07' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii
Area 11,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 183m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Pelagic Cormorant Phalacrocorax pelagicus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Murre Uria aalge unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  2004  10,000 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yuzhno-Kamchatskiy Nature Park 980,000 protected area contains site 40  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Rock stacks and islands; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -
Grassland Edaphic grassland  -

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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