Shats'ki lakes

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A lake-system with meadows, bordered by mixed forest dominated by pine Pinus.

Key biodiversity
Large numbers of waterbirds stage here during migration (20,000-50,000).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There are no serious threats.

Protected areas
National High International High32,515 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Shatsk, 32,515 ha). 32,850 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Shatsk Lakes, 32,850 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Shats'ki lakes. Downloaded from on 06/12/2023.