Polesye valley of river Buh


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU breeding 2008-2013 25-80 breeding pairs B2
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 2008-2013 10-15 breeding pairs B2
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 2008-2013 250-350 breeding pairs B2
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 2008-2013 8-25 breeding pairs B3
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 2008-2013 6-10 breeding pairs B2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 2008-2013 50-100 breeding pairs B2
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 2008-2013 75-85 breeding pairs B3
Collared Sand Martin Riparia riparia LC breeding 2008-2013 1,850-2,000 breeding pairs B2

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)
Selyakhi Nature Sanctuary or Partial Reserve 260 protected area overlaps with site 0
Polesye Valley of River Bug Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 23,159 protected area overlaps with site 0


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Polesye valley of river Buh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2021.