Kazantip Cape, Aktash lake and Astanins'ka marsh

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 4,800 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (2000 baseline)
This site, located near Lenino town, includes areas of steppe on the Kazantip peninsula together with wetland habitat along the coast of the Sea of Azov.

Key biodiversity
The total number of breeding waterbirds is 2,300-2,500 pairs, while 10,000-12,000 individuals stage here during migration (with maximum in October-November).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kazantip Cape, Aktash lake and Astanins'ka marsh. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.