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Location Russia (Asian), Chukotka
Central coordinates 178o 0.00' West  65o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A3, A4i
Area 120,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 20m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Emperor Goose Anser canagicus breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  -
Wetlands (inland) Shingle and stony beaches  -

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: Meechkyn spit and adjacent plain. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/09/2014

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