This Marine IBA is identified using seaward extensions around breeding colonies. It originates from the Russia (Asian) Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and falls within the Pacific, Northwest FAO ocean region. The site covers an area of 2792 km2 and is 22 km away from the closet coastline. The depth ranges from 0 to 2960 m, with a mean annual wind speed of 2.38 m/s and mean annual sea surface temperature falls between 5.64 and 6.87 °C.
1 species triggers IBA criteria at this Marine IBA. Seaward extensions around breeding colony; Stolbovoy island include key near-colony areas for breeding populations of Black-legged Kittiwake (LC).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stolbovoy island - Marine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.