North-western subburbs of St.-Petersburg

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

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 passage 1998 500-1,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 1998 200-1,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC passage 1998 3,000-5,000 individuals B1i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC passage 1998 2,000-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yuntolovskiy Zakaznik 0 protected area overlaps with site 200


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters, Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North-western subburbs of St.-Petersburg. Downloaded from on 24/01/2021.