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Location Russia (Asian), Chukotka
Central coordinates 167o 41.73' East  69o 27.83' North
IBA criteria A3, A4i
Area 221,059 ha
Altitude 5 - 15m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Eider Somateria mollissima unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
King Eider Somateria spectabilis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  -

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: West Chaun plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/12/2014

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