IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 4,800 ha
Site description (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.
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).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kazantip Cape, Aktash lake and Astanins'ka marsh. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2062 on 10/06/2023.