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Location Russia (Asian), Kamchatka
Central coordinates 160o 50.00' East  56o 32.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 20 - 100m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 
Northern Pintail Anas acuta unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Teal Anas crecca unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
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)  
Ozero Kharchinskoe Zakaznik 10,000 is identical to site 10,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Coniferous forest (temperate/boreal)  -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Permanent swamps; Riverine floodplains  -

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: Kharchinskoye lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2014

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