Vovk river valley

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 1,270 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
A stretch of the Vovk river valley, dominated by a mosaic of sedge-meadows Carex, reedbeds Phragmites and willow Salix thickets. Human activities include cattle-grazing, haymaking and hunting.

Key biodiversity
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Acrocephalus paludicola (min. 5 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vovk river valley. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.