Sul's'ka bay

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC non-breeding 1991 1,200-1,500 individuals B1i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC breeding 1991 300 breeding pairs B1i
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1991 2,000 individuals B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1999 3,000-10,000 individuals B1i
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC passage 1994 2,000-2,500 individuals B1i
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1980 390-420 breeding pairs B2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1999 1,000-1,500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown - 20,000 individuals A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Svyatilivs'kiy State Zakaznik 139 protected area contained by site 0
Drachki-Lipnyazhki Regional Zakaznik 700 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chutivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 742 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sul's'ka bay. Downloaded from on 21/10/2020.