Southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea

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Southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea

  • Country: 
    Russian Federation
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    6,400 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    60°00'N 29°15'E
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Southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea. 13/09/94; Leningrad Oblast; 6,400 ha; 60°00'N 029°15'E. Nature Reserve. The site comprises a shallow sea bay with reeds, sand and stony beaches. Terrestrial habitats include alder (Alnus glutinosa) forests, patches of spruce and pine, and mixed birch-aspen forests. The site is important for numerous species of waterbirds during the spring migration and, to a lesser extent, during the autumn migration and breeding seasons. The site is important as a staging area for large populations of waterbirds, including numerous threatened species. Fishing is the principal human activity. Ramsar site no. 689. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Administrative region: 
Leningrad Oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • zakaznik/nature sanctuary
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