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Stokhod river valley


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 10-50 breeding pairs A1
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1996 500 breeding pairs B3
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1996 140 breeding pairs B3
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1996 200-600 individuals B1i
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1996 5-8 breeding pairs B2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1996 30-50 breeding pairs B2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 1996 70 breeding pairs B2
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus LC breeding 1996 500-1,200 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1996 150-200 breeding pairs B2
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU breeding 1996 10-30 breeding pairs A1, B2
River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis LC breeding 1996 100 breeding pairs B3

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - scale unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Other other threat happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 650 75 breeding pairs 12 very unfavourable
Grus grus Common Crane 2 7 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Ciconia nigra Black Stork 6 4 breeding pairs 67 unfavourable
Botaurus stellaris Eurasian Bittern 40 11 breeding pairs 28 very unfavourable
Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit 70 8 breeding pairs 12 very unfavourable
Tringa totanus Common Redshank 100 23 breeding pairs 23 very unfavourable
Chlidonias leucopterus White-winged Tern 850 125 breeding pairs 15 very unfavourable
Chlidonias niger Black Tern 175 35 breeding pairs 20 very unfavourable
Chlidonias niger Black Tern 175 35 breeding pairs 20 very unfavourable
Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle-owl 1 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Clanga pomarina Lesser Spotted Eagle 2 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Acrocephalus paludicola Aquatic Warbler 20 185 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Stokhid River Floodplains Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 10,000 protected area contained by site 10,000
Stokhid Regional Zakaznik 1,572 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sedlischens'kiy Regional Zakaznik 350 protected area overlaps with site 0
Prypiat-Stokhid Regional Landscape Park 44,958 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pripyat-Stokhid, Stokhid Regional Park 28,620 protected area contains site 17,800
Lyubeshivs'kiy Regional Park - Monument of Orchard - Park Art 12 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gulivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 242 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stokhod river valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.