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Location Ukraine, Kiev
Central coordinates 31o 46.00' East  50o 27.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 6,400 ha
Altitude 114 - 130m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description A marsh in the lower reaches of the Supoy river valley, near Yagotin town.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris breeding  1996  200-300 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1996  400-500 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola breeding  1996  500-1,000 breeding pairs  medium  A1, B2  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Supoy Marsh Zakaznik 209 protected area contained by site 209  


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
water management -
not utilised 90%

Protection status National Partial International None209 ha of IBA covered by Protected Locality (Supoy Marsh, 209 ha). 2,000 ha of IBA covered by Protected Locality (Usovskiy, 2,000 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Supij marsh. Downloaded from on 20/10/2014

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