Vashutkiny, Padimeyskiye and Kharbeyskiye lakes

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 140,220 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Lake system in the Bolshezemelskaya tundra.

Key biodiversity
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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vashutkiny, Padimeyskiye and Kharbeyskiye lakes. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.