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Location Russia (Asian), Koryakia
Central coordinates 156o 40.50' East  57o 5.87' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 8,460 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris passage  2004  present  A4i  Endangered 
Mew Gull Larus canus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Coastline   -

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 (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Khayryuzova bay. Downloaded from on 30/11/2015

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