Year of compilation: 2001
Coastal shallows along the Barents sea shore.
Two Somateria species form congregations of up to 100000 individuals [?]. No accurate data area available for either species, but numbers will clealy excede criteria for both species.
Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal belt of eastern Murmansk. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.