Lake Lacha

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 57,035 ha

Site description (baseline)
Huge lake on the south of Arkhangelsk region, surrounded by very wet forest and bogs.

Key biodiversity
Up to 40000 ducks are gatherd on the lake after breeding season

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: Lake Lacha. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.