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Location Russia (Asian), Sakhalin
Central coordinates 144o 40.00' East  48o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii
Area 6 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
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Murre Uria aalge unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Ancient Murrelet Synthliboramphus antiquus unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Rhinoceros Auklet Cerorhinca monocerata unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  2004  10,000 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Inland cliffs and rocky slopes; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -
Wetlands (inland) Shingle and stony beaches  -
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: Tyuleniy island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/09/2014

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