Nevskoye Lake

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2004 present A4i
Lesser White-fronted Goose Anser erythropus VU passage 2004 present A1
Black Scoter Melanitta americana NT passage 2004 present A1, A4i
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU unknown 2004 present A4i
Baikal Teal Sibirionetta formosa LC breeding 2004 present A1
Falcated Duck Mareca falcata NT breeding 2004 present A4i
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Little Curlew Numenius minutus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 2004 present A4i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT passage 2004 present A4i
Spoon-billed Sandpiper Calidris pygmaea CR passage 2004 present A1
Pintail Snipe Gallinago stenura LC passage 2004 present A4i
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia LC passage 2004 present A4i
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN breeding 2004 present A1, A2
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla VU breeding 2004 present A4i
Mew Gull Larus canus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Aleutian Tern Onychoprion aleuticus VU breeding 2007-2008 min 1,580 individuals A4i
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Steller's Sea-eagle Haliaeetus pelagicus VU winter 2004 present A1
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Poronaisky Zapovednik 56,695 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Poronaiskiy (Buffer Zone) Buffer Zone (adjacent to Zapovednik) 48,994 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Saline lakes, Salt marshes, Sand dunes and beaches -
Forest Coniferous forest (temperate/boreal) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban areas -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nevskoye Lake. Downloaded from on 21/10/2021.