Zelentsy islands

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2 (2007)
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Area: 525 ha

Site description
Tree islands in the south-western part of Ladoga lake. Belt of frindge vegetation are exist along the shores.

Key biodiversity
Also waterfowl's gathering are up to 40000-50000 individuals (mostly ducks which are passing via this site at moulting places). The highest in the Leningrad region breeding density of Aythya fuligula, Anas penelope, Sterna hirunda.

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 (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zelentsy islands. Downloaded from on 06/12/2021.