Berdyans'ka peninsula

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC breeding 1992 70 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC breeding 1992 1,200 breeding pairs B1i
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 1992 800 breeding pairs B1i, B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown - min 20,000 individuals A4iii

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Tsilina na kintsi Berdyans'koi kosi Regional Zakaznik 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ostriv Maliy Dzenzik z arkhipelagom Astapikha Regional Nature Monument 36 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bilosaraiska Bay and Bilosaraiska Spit Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,000 protected area contained by site 1,800


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Marine Intertidal -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations, Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Berdyans'ka peninsula. Downloaded from on 07/12/2023.