Kurgalski Peninsula

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i (2007)
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Area: 6,855 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Shallow waters of the Baltic sea around Kurgalsy peninsula.

Key biodiversity
Hundreds of thousends of geese, 1,200,000 ducks, 100,000 waders and 1,000,000 gulls stop over during spring and autumn migration.

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: Kurgalski Peninsula. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.