Kazantip Cape, Aktash lake and Astanins'ka marsh

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
This site, located near Lenino town, includes areas of steppe on the Kazantip peninsula together with wetland habitat along the coast of the Sea of Azov.

Key biodiversity
The total number of breeding waterbirds is 2,300-2,500 pairs, while 10,000-12,000 individuals stage here during migration (with maximum in October-November).

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kazantip Cape, Aktash lake and Astanins'ka marsh. Downloaded from on 21/09/2023.