Uzunlars'ke lake

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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC winter 1999 20,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea LC breeding 1996 13 breeding pairs B2
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU resident 1996 70 breeding pairs A1
Great Bustard Otis tarda VU winter 1994 500 individuals A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1996 4 breeding pairs B2
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1996 3 breeding pairs B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1999 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Opukskyi Nature Zapovednik 1,592 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gora Opuk ta ostrovi Skeli-Korabli Zapovedne Urotchische 100 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Inland sand dunes -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
military -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Uzunlars'ke lake. Downloaded from on 03/12/2022.