Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
Area are the huge number of the islands divided by very narrow channels of Onega Lake. Located to the north from Petrozavodsk town.

Key biodiversity
Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
In total 68742.1 ha of IBAs protected by the local network of Protected areas (11 SPAs), most important of which descripted in Protection Status window.

Habitat and land use
Part of area (22%) is used as an 'historical-natural museum'.

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zaonezh'ye. Downloaded from on 01/07/2022.