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Location Russia (Asian), Magadan
Central coordinates 149o 4.85' East  59o 18.67' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, A4iii
Area 12,600 ha
Altitude 0 - 221m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
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 
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
Tufted Puffin Fratercula cirrhata unknown  2004  present  A4ii  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  20,000 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  2004  10,000 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ostrov Talan (Fed.) Nature Monument 251 unknown 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Inland cliffs and rocky slopes; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -
Grassland Alpine and subalpine grassland  -

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, E.Yu.Golubova

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Talan island. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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