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Location Russia (Asian), Chukotka
Central coordinates 171o 10.00' East  65o 0.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 360,000 ha
Altitude 2 - 300m
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 
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Melanitta nigra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
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)  
Lebedinyi Zakaznik 260,560 protected area contained by site 260,560  

Habitats

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

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: Lebediny refuge (Markovo depression). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2014

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