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Location Russia (Asian), Chukotka
Central coordinates 178o 15.00' East  64o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 1,000,000 ha
Altitude 2 - 50m
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 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Emperor Goose Chen canagica breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Sandhill Crane Grus canadensis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Eurynorhynchus pygmeus breeding  2004  present  A1, A4i  Critically Endangered 
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)  
Anadyrskii Zakaznik 300,000 protected area contained by site 300,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -
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: Lower Anadyr lowlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/07/2014

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