Lower Yuribey

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2006

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC non-breeding 2005 500-700 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC non-breeding 1980-2004 15,000-20,000 individuals A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC breeding 1980-2005 2,000 breeding pairs A3
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU breeding 2005 5,000-7,000 individuals A3
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC breeding 2005 300-400 individuals A3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC breeding 1980-2005 2,000 breeding pairs A3
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata LC non-breeding 2005 1,000-1,300 individuals A4i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC breeding 2005 800-1,000 individuals A3
Temminck's Stint Calidris temminckii LC breeding 2005 10,000-15,000 individuals A3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC breeding 2005 500-700 individuals A3
Little Stint Calidris minuta LC breeding 2005 15,000-20,000 individuals A3
Glaucous Gull Larus hyperboreus LC breeding 2005 3,000-4,000 individuals A3, A4i
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea LC breeding 2005 100-200 individuals A3
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus LC breeding 2005 10-20 individuals A3
Arctic Jaeger Stercorarius parasiticus LC breeding 2005 15-20 individuals A3
Rough-legged Buzzard Buteo lagopus LC breeding 2005 60-70 individuals A3
Red-throated Pipit Anthus cervinus LC breeding 2005 1,000-2,000 individuals A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding 1980-2005 100,000-215,000 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yamal'skiy Zakaznik 1,402,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dolina reki Yuribey Nature Reserve 0 protected area contains site 71,800


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Grassland Tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Standing fresh water -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
not utilised -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Yuribey. Downloaded from on 03/12/2022.