Lower Anadyr lowlands

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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC passage 2004 present A4i
Emperor Goose Anser canagicus NT breeding 2004 present A1, A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2004 present A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU breeding 2004 present A1
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC non-breeding 1991-2002 8,000-18,000 individuals A4i
Sandhill Crane Antigone canadensis LC passage 2004 present A4i
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea CR breeding 2004 present A1, A2, A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 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)
Tundrovyi Zakaznik 60,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Avtatkul' Zakaznik 250,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Anadyrskii Zakaznik 300,000 protected area contained by site 300,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Tundra -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Wetlands (inland) Shingle and stony beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land ownership
The two active zakazniks are under the jurisdiction of the district government with marine waters federally owned.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Anadyr lowlands. Downloaded from on 06/04/2020.