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Location Russia (Asian), Chukotka
Central coordinates 170o 40.00' East  68o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 100,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Anas formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
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)  
Chaunskaya Guba Zakaznik 210,500 protected area overlaps with site 0  

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: Chaun delta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2014

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