Lake Il'men and adjoining marshy plain

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 190,950 ha

Site description
One of the largest lakes in central European Russia, with surrounding marshes and meadows.

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 Areas factsheet: Lake Il'men and adjoining marshy plain. Downloaded from on 03/02/2023.