Molochna river valley

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1997 140-160 breeding pairs B2
Ixobrychus minutus NR breeding 1997 200-240 breeding pairs B2
Himantopus himantopus NR breeding 1997 120-200 breeding pairs B1i
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC breeding 1997 275-315 breeding pairs B2
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola LC breeding 1997 60-80 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides LC breeding 1997 300-500 breeding pairs B3
Whinchat Saxicola rubetra LC breeding 1997 260-500 breeding pairs B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Molochna river valley. Downloaded from on 25/01/2020.