River Chernaya

Country/territory: Russia (European)

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

Protection status:

Site description
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: River Chernaya. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.