Meinypylginski and Kapylgyn lakes

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Emperor Goose Anser canagicus NT breeding 2004 present A3, A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC breeding 2004 present A3, A4i
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT breeding 2004 present A3, A4i

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Meinypylginski and Kapylgyn lakes. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.