Mechigmen bay

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri NT non-breeding 1985 min 6,000 individuals A4i
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT non-breeding 2003-2004 min 1,700 individuals 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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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nature and Ethnic Park Beringiyski Other 0 protected area contains site 135,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mechigmen bay. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.