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Location Ukraine, Kiev
Central coordinates 30o 24.00' East  51o 9.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Area 102,400 ha
Altitude 112 - 156m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description A reservoir on the River Dnepr. This site also includes parts of the River Prip'yat, with numerous lakes and mires.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos passage  1992  5,000-30,000 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Common Pochard Aythya ferina passage  1992  1,000-40,000 individuals  medium  A4i, B1i  Vulnerable 
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula passage  1992  1,000-10,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba breeding  1992  50-150 breeding pairs  good  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  1992  2-6 breeding pairs  good  A1, B2  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla passage  1995  26 individuals  poor  A1  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla winter  1999  48 individuals  unknown  A1  Least Concern 
Common Coot Fulica atra passage  1999  5,000-50,000 individuals  unknown  B1i  Least Concern 
Little Tern Sternula albifrons breeding  1992  10-150 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1992  15-100 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1992  30-150 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds passage  50,000-99,999 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  10%
Shrubland   5%
Grassland Humid grasslands  15%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  50%
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry plantations  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 20%
forestry 15%
water management -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kyivs'ke reservoir. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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