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Location Russia (Asian), Sakhalin
Central coordinates 142o 40.00' East  46o 20.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 600,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 10m
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 unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Swan Goose Anser cygnoides unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Mute Swan Cygnus olor unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Falcated Duck Anas falcata unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Near Threatened 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Melanitta fusca unknown  2004  frequent [units unknown]  A4i  Not Recognised 
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Vulnerable 
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Arctic Loon Gavia arctica unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Red Knot Calidris canutus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Mew Gull Larus canus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sterna albifrons unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  2004  10,000 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Salt marshes; Sand dunes and beaches  -
Forest Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal  -
Coastline Rock stacks and islands  -
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: Aniva bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2014

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