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Vaygach island


Year of compilation: 2001

Site description (baseline)
A large tundra island located just off the mainland, north of the Ural Mountains.

Key biodiversity
The northern third of the island is the most important for bird conservation.

Acknowledgements
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: Vaygach island. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1510 on 05/06/2023.