Kagul lake

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A1, A4iii, B2 (2000)
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Area: 10,500 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (2000 baseline)
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 (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kagul lake. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.