Marshy, low-lying tundra with numerous rivers, lakes and channels between the Rivers Yazhma and Nyes.
A breeding area for Cygnus columbianus and geese. Very large numbers of geese moult (50,000), and swans and geese (including Branta leucopsis) occur on passage. There are no recent counts for any species.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kanin peninsula (watershed of Yazhma and Nyes' rivers). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.