Country/territory: Russia (European)
IBA criteria met: A3, A4i, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 412,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
A large tundra island located just off the mainland, north of the Ural Mountains.
The northern third of the island is the most important for bird conservation.
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vaygach island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1510 on 05/06/2023.