Gorbita Delta

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Gorbita Delta

  • Country: 
    Russian Federation
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  • Area: 
    75,000 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    73°00'N 94°55'E
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Gorbita Delta. 13/09/94; Taimyrsky/Dolgano-Nenets Autonomous Area; ~75,000 ha; 73°00'N 094°55'E. The lower valley of the lowland Gorbita River, adjacent mire complex, lakes and terrestrial tundra habitats that include meadows, Eriophorum sp. scrub, and polygonal mires. These habitats support breeding and molting populations of waterbirds, in particular White-fronted goose Anser albifrons, Bean goose A. fabalis, and Red-breasted goose Branta ruficollis. It is one of the most important breeding areas for geese on the Taimyr Peninsula. Numerous other colonial and waterbird species frequent the site. Human activities include Arctic fox Alopex lagopus trapping and fishing. Ramsar site no. 699. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Administrative region: 
Taimyr Autonomous Okrug

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
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