Nevskoye lake - Marine

Country/territory: Russia (Asian)

IBA Criteria met: -
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Area: 288,792 ha

Protection status:

Site description
This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Russia (Asian) Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Pacific, Northwest FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 2888 km2 and is 22 km away from the closet coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 53 m and mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 7.78 and 8.43 °C.

Key biodiversity
2 species trigger IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Nevskoye lake include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Black-legged Kittiwake (LC) and Common Tern (LC).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nevskoye lake - Marine. Downloaded from on 05/08/2020.