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Location Ukraine, Crimea
Central coordinates 35o 15.00' East  45o 0.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 2,855 ha
Altitude 0 - 576m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Deciduous mountain forest in the coastal zone of the Black Sea.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis breeding  1995  72 breeding pairs  medium  B1i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Karadag Zapovednik 2,855 protected area contained by site 2,855  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  45%
Grassland Mesophile grasslands  30%
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features  -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

Protection status National High International None2,855 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Karadag, 2,855 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Karadaz'kyj Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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