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Pryp'yat' 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
Mute Swan Cygnus olor LC winter 1994 500-700 individuals B1i
Garganey Spatula querquedula LC breeding 1996 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs B2
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1996 700-1,400 breeding pairs A1, B2
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1996 5,000-20,000 breeding pairs B3
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1996 5,000-10,000 breeding pairs B3
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1994 600-2,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1996 400-600 breeding pairs B2
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1994 100 breeding pairs B2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT breeding 1996 1,000-2,500 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 1996 20 breeding pairs A1
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC breeding 1996 2,000-5,000 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1996 60-100 breeding pairs B2
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus LC breeding 1996 20,000-30,000 breeding pairs A4i, B1i
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus LC passage 1996 4,000-6,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1996 1,000-3,000 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1994 4,000-6,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1994 4-8 breeding pairs B2
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1996 40 breeding pairs B3
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU breeding 1996 1,200-2,200 breeding pairs A1, B2
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus LC breeding 1996 20,000-30,000 breeding pairs B3
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides LC breeding 1996 1,000-2,000 breeding pairs B3
River Warbler Locustella fluviatilis LC breeding 1996 100 breeding pairs B3
Barred Warbler Sylvia nisoria LC breeding 1996 200-1,000 breeding pairs B3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1994-1996 50,000-99,999 breeding pairs A4iii

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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anser anser Greylag Goose 2 17 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Aythya ferina Common Pochard 150 15 breeding pairs 10 very unfavourable
Spatula querquedula Garganey 1500 75 breeding pairs 5 very unfavourable
Anas platyrhynchos Mallard 1250 75 breeding pairs 6 very unfavourable
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe 21 45 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Fulica atra Common Coot 200 100 breeding pairs 50 unfavourable
Grus grus Common Crane 6 15 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Ciconia nigra Black Stork 1 6 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Botaurus stellaris Eurasian Bittern 500 18 breeding pairs 4 very unfavourable
Vanellus vanellus Northern Lapwing 3500 250 breeding pairs 8 very unfavourable
Limosa limosa Black-tailed Godwit 1750 100 breeding pairs 6 very unfavourable
Gallinago media Great Snipe 20 5 breeding pairs 25 very unfavourable
Gallinago gallinago 111 38 breeding pairs 35 very unfavourable
Tringa totanus Common Redshank 3500 225 breeding pairs 7 very unfavourable
Chlidonias leucopterus White-winged Tern 25000 200 breeding pairs 1 very unfavourable
Chlidonias niger Black Tern 2000 200 breeding pairs 10 very unfavourable
Bubo bubo Eurasian Eagle-owl 6 2 breeding pairs 34 very unfavourable
Clanga pomarina Lesser Spotted Eagle 1 2 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Acrocephalus paludicola Aquatic Warbler 1750 2150 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Acrocephalus schoenobaenus Sedge Warbler 25000 7500 breeding pairs 30 very unfavourable
Anthus pratensis Meadow Pipit 20 100 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zalukhivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 839 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vetlivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 600 protected area contained by site 0
Velikoglushans'kiy Regional Zakaznik 360 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tsirs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 210 protected area contained by site 0
Schedrogirs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 700 protected area contained by site 0
Richits'kiy Regional Zakaznik 1,046 protected area overlaps with site 0
Prypiat-Stokhid Regional Landscape Park 44,958 protected area overlaps with site 0
Prypiat River Floodplains Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 12,000 is identical to site 12,000
Prip'yats'kiy - 3 Regional Zakaznik 320 protected area overlaps with site 0
Prip'yats'kiy - 2 Regional Zakaznik 220 protected area contained by site 0
Prip'yats'kiy - 1 Regional Zakaznik 340 protected area contained by site 0
Girkivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 400 protected area contained by site 0
Birkivs'kiy Regional Zakaznik 850 protected area overlaps with site 0
[various] Unknown 0 protected area contains site 12,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pryp'yat' river valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.