Uzunlars'ke lake

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A site on the Kerch peninsula of the Crimea, with salt-water and brackish lakes and areas of natural steppe on the hills. Uzunlarsky is the largest lake. There are rural plots of steppe and pseudo-steppe near the villages of Vulkanovka, Marievka and Marphovka. The area is a military zone.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Military zonation provides de facto protection to some areas of steppe.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Uzunlars'ke lake. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.