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Shantarskiye Islands


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
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2004 present A1
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus LC breeding 1991 2,000-4,000 individuals A4i
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC breeding 2004 present A1
Hooded Crane Grus monacha VU breeding 2004 present A1
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea CR passage 2004 present A1
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN breeding 2004 present A1
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus VU breeding 2004 present A4i
Horned Puffin Fratercula corniculata LC breeding 2004 present A4ii
Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix NT breeding 1986-1992 200-1,000 individuals A1, A4ii
Spectacled Guillemot Cepphus carbo LC breeding 1991-2011 12,000-14,000 individuals A4ii
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus VU resident 2004 present A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2004 min 10,000 breeding pairs A4iii
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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Shantarskiy Zakaznik 515,500 protected area contained by site 0
Ostrov Yuzhnyi Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostrov Utichiy Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostrov Ptichiy Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostrov Prokof'eva Nature Monument 150 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostrov Arka Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bukhta Abrek Nature Monument 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Coniferous forest (temperate/boreal), Forest tundra (boreal/arctic) -
Shrubland -
Grassland Alpine and subalpine grassland -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shantarskiye Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.