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Location Russia (Asian), Kamchatka
Central coordinates 158o 31.93' East  52o 59.73' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 25,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 5m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 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)  
Khlamovitskiy Zakaznik 900 protected area contained by site 900  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Permanent swamps  -
Forest Forest steppe (temperate/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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Avacha bay (Khlamovitskiy Wildlife Reserve). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014

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