Site description (2001 baseline)
Lake system in the Bolshezemelskaya tundra.
An important breeding and moulting area for for Anser fabalis and ducks (80,000--100,000), according to the previous European IBA inventory (Grimmett and Jones 1989).
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vashutkiny, Padimeyskiye and Kharbeyskiye lakes. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/vashutkiny-padimeyskiye-and-kharbeyskiye-lakes-iba-russia-(european) on 04/10/2023.