Eastern coast of the Sea of Azov

Country/territory: Russia (European)

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 457,300 ha

Site description (baseline)
Area located in the lower reaches and delta of the Kuban river.

Key biodiversity
Total amount of wintering waterfowl are fluctuated from 300000 to 800000 birds. Total amount of migratimg waterbirds on autumn passage are 2000000 to 3000000 birds.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Eastern coast of the Sea of Azov. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.