Korfa Gulf (northern part)

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2004 present A1, A4i
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU passage 2004 present A4i
Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri VU passage 1998 5,000-7,000 individuals A4i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC passage 1998 25,000-35,000 individuals A4i
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC passage 2004 present A4i
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus VU breeding 2008-2009 1,560-1,800 individuals A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Koryaksky (Buffer Zone) Buffer Zone (adjacent to Zapovednik) 632,600 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline -
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Korfa Gulf (northern part). Downloaded from on 25/06/2022.