Utlyuk lyman

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 75,200 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (2000 baseline)
An estuary on the coast of the Sea of Azov, with adjoining areas of steppe and arable land, near Genitchesk town.

Key biodiversity
The total number of breeding waterbirds is 600-800 pairs, while 30,000-70,000 waterbirds stage here during migration.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Utlyuk lyman. Downloaded from on 01/12/2023.