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Location Russia (Asian), Yakutia
Central coordinates 141o 14.03' East  72o 19.22' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 799,800 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 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons 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 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 


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

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: San-Yuryakh. Downloaded from on 25/11/2015

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