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Lapland Biosphere Reserve


Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
An area of forest-tundra and tundra near the town of Nikel.

Key biodiversity
Habitat and land use
The IBA is located very close to Monchegorsk industrial centre, and as a result parts of the site suffer the large negative influences of pollution from the ores industry.Forest fires can be a problem.

Acknowledgements
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: Lapland Biosphere Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/06/2022.