A lake system, partly formed from disused peat extraction pits.
In total up to 6000 geese, 50000 ducks (Anas sp), 150000 diving ducks stopover during autumn and spring migration.
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rakovye lakes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2021.