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Location Ukraine, Kiev
Central coordinates 30o 48.00' East  50o 8.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 200 ha
Altitude 91 - 92m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Kanev reservoir is situated on the outskirts of Kiev, near the town of Tripolie. Some areas of the reservoir remain unfrozen in winter due to warm-water discharge from a power-station.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula winter  1995  300 individuals  B1i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kanivs'ke reservoir. Downloaded from on 27/11/2015

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