Absheron archipelago (north) and Pirallahi bay IBA

Area:345,948 acres (140,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:B1i
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BSk (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: cold arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Aythya ferina (Common Pochard) 
Aythya fuligula (Tufted Duck) 
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)B1i
Fulica atra (Eurasian Coot) 
Larus cachinnans (Yellow-legged Gull) 
Podiceps cristatus (Great Crested Grebe) 

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263