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Location Ukraine, Poltava
Central coordinates 32o 45.00' East  49o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Area 27,440 ha
Altitude 86 - 109m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description A large bay in Kremenchug reservoir, near the villages of Goroshino and Zhovnino, including adjacent lowlands of the Sula river valley.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1999  3,000-10,000 individuals  unknown  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser non-breeding  1991  1,200-1,500 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser breeding  1991  300 breeding pairs  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Greylag Goose Anser anser passage  1991  2,000 individuals  poor  B1i  Least Concern 
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus passage  1994  2,000-2,500 individuals  poor  B1i  Least Concern 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  1980  390-420 breeding pairs  B2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1999  1,000-1,500 breeding pairs  unknown  A4i, B1i, B2  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  20,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub  -
Grassland Humid grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Sul's'ka bay. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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