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Location Russia (Asian), Chukotka
Central coordinates 177o 7.05' East  62o 38.68' North
IBA criteria A3, A4i
Area 152,445 ha
Altitude 2 - 30m
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 breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Emperor Goose Anser canagicus breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Common Eider Somateria mollissima breeding  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 


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

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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Meinypylginski and Kapylgyn lakes. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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