Molochnyj Liman

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 22,450 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (2000 baseline)
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 Area factsheet: Molochnyj Liman. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.