South Sakhalin-Kurile mixed forests

WWF Abstract

On the islands of eastern Russia, forests are dense and dark¬óbut filled with activity. As active volcanoes rumble in the background of Kunashir Island, called "black island" by local peoples, birds can be heard calling to each other or seen swooping down to grab prey.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:Russia
Area:3,071,999 acres (1,243,194 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER