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Location Russia (Asian), Taymyr
Central coordinates 99o 43.78' East  76o 2.22' North
IBA criteria A3, A4i, A4iii
Area 140,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 120m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bolshoi Arktichesky / Great Arctic Zapovednik 4,178,772 protected area overlaps with site 125,386  

Habitats

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

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: Lower Nizhnyaya Taymyra river. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2014

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