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Location Russia (Asian), Kamchatka
Central coordinates 156o 44.45' East  52o 3.90' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 123,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 50m
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 

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 123,000  
Yugo-Zapadnyi tundrovyi Zakaznik 123,000 is identical to site 123,000  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Rivers and streams  -
Forest Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal  -

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: Makovetskoye lake. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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