River Danube

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 2,500 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (2000 baseline)
A stretch of the River Danube, near Kiliya town, that does not freeze in winter.

Key biodiversity
The total number of waterbirds that stage here on migration is nearly 40,000.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: River Danube. Downloaded from on 01/03/2024.