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Location Russia (Asian), Yakutia
Central coordinates 139o 5.27' East  71o 22.97' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 2,112,150 ha
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 
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri breeding  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Brent Goose Branta bernicla breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
King Eider Somateria spectabilis breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis breeding  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Yana Delta Resource Reserve 369,719 protected area contained by site 369,719  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  -
Wetlands (inland) Estuarine waters  -

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 (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Yana delta. Downloaded from on 27/11/2015

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