Coastal belt of eastern Murmansk

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i (2000)
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Area: 23,690 ha

Site description
Coastal shallows along the Barents sea shore.

Key biodiversity
Two Somateria species form congregations of up to 100000 individuals [?]. No accurate data area available for either species, but numbers will clealy excede criteria for both species.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal belt of eastern Murmansk. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.