ISSN 1063-0740, Russian Journal of Marine Biology, 2006, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 297–298. © Pleiades Publishing, Inc., 2006.
Original Russian Text © I.M. Tiunov, 2006, published in Biologiya Morya.
Sea and Colonial-Nesting Birds of Islands
in the Southern Part of Amurskii Liman
I. M. Tiunov
Institute of Biology and Soil Science, Far East Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, 690022 Vladiostok, Russia
Received February 17, 2006
—The quantity of the nesting couples of sea birds on the islands of the southern part of Amurskii
Liman was determined: common heron
, slaty-backed gull
, black-tailed gull
, and sooty guillemot
Sakhalin, sea birds, fauna.
Malyi Velyamif Island
Malyi Chome Island
Bol’shoi Chome Island
Map of the location of islands in the southern part of Amurskii Liman.
The modern and the most comprehensive bulletins
Birds of Nizhnee Priamurye
by Babenko  and
of the Far Eastern Seas
by Shuntov , which general-
ize the literature data from the end of 19th to the end of
the 20th century, do not contain information on the avi-
fauna of the islands and shores of the northern part of
the Tatar Straight and southern part of Amurskii Liman.
The shore near Cape Lazarev was examined by many