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Koporski Bay


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1997 2,000-3,500 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Koporski Bay. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/koporski-bay-iba-russia-(european) on 22/02/2024.