UA094
Tarkhankuts'kyj peninsula


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
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC breeding 1996 150 breeding pairs B1i
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC non-breeding 1996 500 individuals B1i
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1996 2 breeding pairs B2
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus LC breeding 1996 120 breeding pairs B2
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug EN breeding 1996 3 breeding pairs B2

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)
2013 high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Climate change and severe weather temperature extremes likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration medium
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Pollution garbage & solid waste likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) very rapid to severe deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial - terrestrial 840 840 - very poor (< 40%) not assessed
Grassland 1440 1440 - poor (40-69%) very unfavourable
Marine Coastal/Supratidal 240 240 - very poor (< 40%) not assessed
Shrubland 240 240 - very poor (< 40%) not assessed

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Oxyura leucocephala White-headed Duck 100 30 individuals 30 very unfavourable
Anser erythropus Lesser White-fronted Goose 10 10 individuals 100 favourable
Anthropoides virgo Demoiselle Crane 500 500 individuals 100 favourable
Otis tarda Great Bustard 15 6 breeding pairs 40 unfavourable
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis 120 50 individuals 42 unfavourable
Gulosus aristotelis European Shag 150 150 breeding pairs 100 favourable
Falco tinnunculus Common Kestrel 100 50 breeding pairs 50 unfavourable
Falco cherrug Saker Falcon 4 4 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Chastina stepu na Tarkhankuts'komu pivostrovi Regional Zakaznik 100 protected area contained by site 100

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land, Forestry plantations -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tarkhankuts'kyj peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/12/2018.