Delta of River Severnaya Dvina

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

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 1996 21,000-66,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1996 52,000-180,000 individuals A4i, B1i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1996 100,000-499,999 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Talazhskiy sosnovy bor Nature Monument 36 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dvinskoi Zakaznik Zakaznik 0 protected area overlaps with site 7,200
Dvinskoi Zakaznik 7,200 protected area contained by site 0
Belomorskiy Zakaznik 113,000 protected area overlaps with site 60,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Raised bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Delta of River Severnaya Dvina. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.