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Location Russia (Asian), Primorye
Central coordinates 136o 12.00' East  45o 16.67' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 472,000 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Central Sikhote-Alin World Heritage Site 406,177 is identical to site 472,000  
Sikhote-Alinsky Zapovednik 469,088 protected area contained by site 349,950  


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

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Sikhote-Alin' Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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