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Location Russia (Asian), Magadan
Central coordinates 153o 31.95' East  59o 12.07' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
Area 17,500 ha
Altitude 0 - 25m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Goosander Mergus merganser unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Short-tailed Shearwater Ardenna tenuirostris unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  -
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons  -
Sea Open sea; Sea inlets  -

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References A.V.Andreev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Babushkina bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/12/2014

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