Rakovye lakes

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 9,700 ha

Protection status:

Site description
A lake system, partly formed from disused peat extraction pits.

Key biodiversity
In total up to 6000 geese, 50000 ducks (Anas sp), 150000 diving ducks stopover during autumn and spring migration.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rakovye lakes. Downloaded from on 24/07/2021.