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Location Russia (Asian), Primorye
Central coordinates 133o 52.87' East  43o 12.98' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 454,800 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,560m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Baer's Pochard Aythya baeri breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Scaly-sided Merganser Mergus squamatus breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Oriental Stork Ciconia boyciana breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea passage  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Chernye skaly Zakaznik 12,400 protected area contained by site 12,400  
Lazovsky Zapovednik 120,989 protected area contained by site 120,989  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaf deciduous forest (temperate/boreal); Mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest (temp/boreal  -
Grassland Edaphic grassland  -
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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kievka and Chernaya river basins. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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