Kytaj lake

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 5,000 ha

Protection status:

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
A group of lakes near the Danube delta.

Key biodiversity
The total number of breeding waterbirds is nearly 2,500 pairs, and over 25,000 individuals stage here on passage, peaking during August-November.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kytaj lake. Downloaded from on 04/12/2020.