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An offshore area (extending up to 40 km in length) in the Baltic Sea near the Kuronian spit.
In winter the area supports 6-10% of the western Palearctic population of Melanitta fusca (at densities of up to 1,000 birds/km2as well as large numbers of other seaduck, e.g. Clangula hyemalis (up to 10,000 birds). The site holds more than 20,000 waterbirds on a regular basis.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marine waters along the Curonian Spit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2019.