UA080
Kagul lake


Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4iii, B2 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 10,500 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
A freshwater lake near the Danube delta.

Key biodiversity
The total number of migrating waterbirds that stage here exceeds 20,000 individuals, with a maximum during August-October. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (min. 13 birds in winter).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kagul lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.