Snake island

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i (2000)
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Area: 17 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (2000 baseline)
A rocky island in the Black Sea, near the Danube delta, covered with grassland. It is a military training area.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Phalacrocorax pygmeus (1-10 non-breeding birds).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Snake island. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.