Molochnyj Liman

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 22,450 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
The estuary of the Molochnaya river, near Kirilovka village.

Key biodiversity
The total number of breeding waterbirds is 12,000-15,000 pairs, while the total number of waterbirds staging on passage is 197,000-286,000 individuals, including up to 20,000 Fulica atra. The total staging is dependent on weather and water conditions.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Molochnyj Liman. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.