Chervone marsh

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC breeding 1993 400-500 breeding pairs B1i
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1993 40-50 breeding pairs A1
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1993 300-400 breeding pairs B2
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1993 700 breeding pairs B2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Velikoselets'kiy State Zakaznik 1,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rogoziv kutok State Zakaznik 1,600 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Plekhivs'kiy State Zakaznik 500 protected area overlaps with site 0
Onishkivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 655 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bila shapka Zapovedne Urotchische 52 protected area is adjacent to site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Chervone marsh. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.