IBA criteria met: A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 245,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
An extensive system of lagoons with sandy islands and shores, surround-ed by steppe, in the coastal zone of the Black Sea and Sea of Azov.
An important site for waterbirds and birds of the steppe biome.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Syvash Bay. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2043 on 08/06/2023.