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Location Ukraine, Sumy
Central coordinates 33o 23.00' East  51o 56.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, B1i, B2, B3
Area 10,000 ha
Altitude 120 - 126m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Fen meadows in the lower valley of the River Desna, between Razletu and Trubchevsk and including Korotchenkovo-Chulatovskiy meadows near Korotchenkovo village.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus breeding  1996  1-2 breeding pairs  good  B2  Near Threatened 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1988  200-250 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Least Concern 
Common Redshank Tringa totanus breeding  1995  200-300 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1995  6-20 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Near Threatened 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa breeding  1995  60-120 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Near Threatened 
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus breeding  1995  150-570 breeding pairs  good  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1995  40-300 breeding pairs  good  B1i, B2  Least Concern 
Savi's Warbler Locustella luscinioides breeding  1996  80-120 breeding pairs  medium  B3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Water fringe vegetation  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Korotchenkivs'ki meadows. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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