Kremenets'kyj forest

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1997 200-300 breeding pairs B2
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1997 30-50 breeding pairs A1
Eastern Imperial Eagle Aquila heliaca VU breeding 1997 4 breeding pairs A1, B2
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 1997 5-6 breeding pairs B2
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 1997 30-40 breeding pairs B2
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1997 60-100 breeding pairs B2
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 1997 50 breeding pairs B3
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus VU breeding 1997 10-25 breeding pairs B2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Svyaty Gory National Nature Park 40,600 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dubova dibrova Zapovedne Urotchische 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chorniy Zherebets' Regional Zakaznik 223 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bilousova sadka Zapovedne Urotchische 8 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kremenets'kyj forest. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.