Gavrilovski archipelago

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description (baseline)
Group of near-coastal rocky islets in the tundra zone surrounded by unfreezen during winter sea water.

Key biodiversity
There are more than 20,000 pairs of nesting waterbirds here.

Habitat and land use
Over-fishing means that there is no food available for birds.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gavrilovski archipelago. Downloaded from on 11/06/2023.