Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Common Eider Somateria mollissima||NT||breeding||1988||9,500 breeding pairs||A4i, B1i|
|Common Eider Somateria mollissima||NT||non-breeding||1988||10,000-12,000 individuals||B1i|
|Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula||LC||non-breeding||1988||10,000 individuals||A4i, B1i|
|Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle||LC||breeding||1988||300-500 breeding pairs||B1ii, B2|
|White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla||LC||breeding||1988||12 breeding pairs||A1, B2|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||n/a||non-breeding||1988||20,000-49,999 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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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Polyarnyi Krug||Zakaznik||28,300||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Kandalakshsky||Zapovednik||70,530||protected area overlaps with site||52,105|
|Kandalaksha Bay||Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance||208,000||protected area overlaps with site||208,000|
|Granitoidy o-va Mikkov||Nature Monument||10||protected area overlaps with site||0|
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|Caretaker of Kandalakshski Zaliv||2004|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams||-|
|Sea||Sea inlets and coastal features||-|
|Coastline||Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Lagoons||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kandalaksha Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.