Lake Vyal'ye and adjoining marshes

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2007)
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Area: 76,365 ha

Site description
A freshwater lake and low-lying marshes.

Key biodiversity
There is a high number of breeding gulls and waterfowls, but exact number of them is unknown by th 1999. One of the highest number of breeding Grus grus in the Leningrad region.

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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Vyal'ye and adjoining marshes. Downloaded from on 07/12/2021.