Sireniki shore of Chukotka

IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2016

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU winter 1989 10,000-12,000 individuals A1
Spectacled Eider Somateria fischeri NT winter 2004 present A4i
Common Eider Somateria mollissima NT winter 1989 9,000-13,000 individuals A4i
Pelagic Cormorant Urile pelagicus LC breeding 2004 present A4i
Ross's Gull Rhodostethia rosea LC winter 2004 present A4i
Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea NT passage 1980-1989 200-1,000 individuals A1, A4i
Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella LC breeding 1985-1987 min 700,000 individuals A4ii
Pigeon Guillemot Cepphus columba LC breeding 1985-1987 min 6,200 individuals A4ii
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1985 min 700,000 individuals A4iii

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Alpine and subalpine grassland -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sireniki shore of Chukotka. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.