Wetlands in Russia. Volume 1
This volume contains information on the 35 wetland sites designated by the Government of the Russian Federation for the List of Wetlands of International Importance under the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971). The total area of Russian Ramsar sites is 10.3 million ha. These sites support large populations of water birds, up to an estimated total of 10 million birds at the end of the breeding season.