Delta of the River Don

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1iv, B2 (2009)
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Area: 86,400 ha

Site description (2001 baseline)
Huge mouth of the Don river with a lot of meanders and meadows. Located to the west from Rostov-na-Donu and to the north from Azov towns.

The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Delta of the River Don. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.