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Location Russia (Asian), Taymyr
Central coordinates 82o 39.00' East  75o 58.00' North
IBA criteria A3, A4i
Area 9,100 ha
Altitude 0 - 42m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Brent Goose Branta bernicla unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bolshoi Arktichesky / Great Arctic Zapovednik 4,178,772 protected area contained by site 9,100  

Habitats

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

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: Izvestiy Tsik islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014

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