Surroundings of Kiyesh'yaur lake

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 6,565 ha

Site description (baseline)
Small area of marshy forest in the north-west of Murmansk region.

Key biodiversity
1996 year was not tipically cold for this area. All phenological dates were moved for 2-3 weeks. as a result the number of all bird species were certainly lower than ussually. The density of birds differs (higher) from surrounding territories

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: Surroundings of Kiyesh'yaur lake. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.