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Location Russia (Asian), Yakutia
Central coordinates 144o 29.23' East  68o 6.83' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 1,185,865 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, A4i  Vulnerable 
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa breeding  2004  present  A1  Least Concern 
Greater Scaup Aythya marila breeding  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Melanitta fusca unknown  2004  present  A4i  Not Recognised 
Siberian Crane Leucogeranus leucogeranus breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -
Shrubland   -
Grassland Edaphic grassland  -
Forest Coniferous forest (temperate/boreal)  -

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: Abyy lowland. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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