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Location Russia (Asian), Koryakia
Central coordinates 162o 25.00' East  57o 45.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 17,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 20m
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 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla 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)  
Laguna kazarok Nature Sanctuary or Partial Reserve 17,000 is identical to site 17,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats; Salt marshes  -

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: Malamvayam lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2014

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