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244 species of birds, included rare and endagered species noted in the Red Books of Russia, the Far East, and Kamchatka, as well as the golden eagle, merlin, peregrine falcon and Aleutian tern, migrate through and winter on the Reserve territory.

Of these rare species of birds, the Steller's sea eagle should be noted. Forty to sixty pairs of these rare and very beautiful birds of prey, which nest only in Russia, breed in the Reserve each year.

The average wingspan of a Steller's sea eagle is 2.5 meters, and the diameter of its nest is 3 meters.

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The Valley of the Geysers, like a few other unique natural landscapes, was not even known at the time of the Reserve's establishment in 1934