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Location Russia (Asian), Koryakia
Central coordinates 157o 5.00' East  57o 40.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii
Area 50,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 880m
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 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus 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)  
Utholok Zakaznik 49,800 protected area contained by site 49,800  
Utkholok Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 220,000 unknown 0  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Permanent swamps  -
Grassland Tundra  -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

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: Utkholok river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2014

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