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Location Russia (Asian), Magadan
Central coordinates 154o 15.72' East  59o 29.73' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 64,400 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2013

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus breeding  2007-2009  min 3 breeding pairs  A1  Vulnerable 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis breeding  2009  min 20 breeding pairs  A1  Endangered 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris passage  2009  500-1,000 individuals  A1  Endangered 
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius passage  2008  max 20,000 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra  15%
Forest Forest tundra (boreal/arctic)  10%
Shrubland Subalpine and alpine scrub  15%
Marine Coastal/Supratidal   major
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools; Intertidal mud, sand or salt flats; Rivers and streams; Sand dunes and beaches  major
Rocky areas Inland cliffs & rocky slopes  5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting major

Acknowledgements The identification of IBAs and information collected between 1980 and 2009 provided by the IBA network of the Russian Bird Conservation Union (RBCU).

References A.V.Andreev

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Perevolochny bay. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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