River Chernaya

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2008)
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Area: 46,600 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Low-lying marshy tundra with lakes.

Key biodiversity
Important for breeding and moulting swans (500), geese (20,000--30,000), and diving ducks (20,000). Recent count data are not available for any bird species.

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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Chernaya. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.