RU1018
Onega Bay of the White Sea


Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3 (2007)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 523,070 ha


Site description
A number of islands along the western shore of Onega Bay in the White sea.

Key biodiversity
The area is a very important staging place for migrating C. cygnus, C. columbianus, B. bernicla, B. leucopsis and other geese and ducks, but no detailed information is available at the moment. It is certain this site meets criteria A4iii.

Acknowledgements
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: Onega Bay of the White Sea. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2022.