Ukrainian Steppe Nature Reserve

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
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC breeding 1994 2-10 breeding pairs A1, 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ukrainskiy Stepnoy Nature Zapovednik 2,553 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ukrainian Steppe Zapovednik 2,764 protected area contains site 1,134
Svyaty Gory National Nature Park 40,600 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Landish Regional Zakaznik 43 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Humid grasslands -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ukrainian Steppe Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 20/10/2020.