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Location Russia (Asian), Sakhalin
Central coordinates 143o 13.53' East  52o 21.23' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 300,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 40m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Swan Goose Anser cygnoid breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus passage  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
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 
Falcated Duck Mareca falcata breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Melanitta nigra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea passage  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Little Curlew Numenius minutus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Red Knot Calidris canutus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Mew Gull Larus canus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons  -
Forest Forest tundra (boreal/arctic)  -
Shrubland   -
Artificial - terrestrial Urban areas  -

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: North-east Sakhalin lagoons. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/12/2014

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