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Location Ukraine, Nikolaev,Odessa
Central coordinates 31o 0.00' East  46o 49.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Area 11,000 ha
Altitude 40 - 100m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds



Site description The estuary/delta of the Tiligul river, on the Black Sea coast.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1992  8,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons winter  1992  8,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Mute Swan Cygnus olor winter  1995  470 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus breeding  1992  200 breeding pairs  medium  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba passage  1992  900 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Common Redshank Tringa totanus breeding  1992  400 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans passage  1992  5,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans winter  1992  5,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus passage  1992  7,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  1992  2,000-4,000 breeding pairs  medium  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  1992  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Tiligul Unknown 22,119 protected area contains site 11,000  
Tyligulskyi Liman Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 26,000 protected area contains site 11,000  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub  -
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Rivers and streams; Salt marshes; Standing brackish and salt water; Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters; Water fringe vegetation  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -

Protection status National High International High11,000 ha of IBA covered by Regional Landscape Park (Tiligul, 22,119 ha). 11,000 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (Tyligulskyi Liman, 26,000 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tyligul's'kyj lyman. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2014

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