Maly Zhemchuzhny island

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2 (2007)
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Area: 35 ha

Site description
The IBA is located in the Caspian Sea, to the south of the Volga delta.

Key biodiversity
A small island which holds a large number of colonial nesting birds.

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maly Zhemchuzhny island. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.