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Location Ukraine, Odessa
Central coordinates 30o 15.00' East  46o 0.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i
Area 2,700 ha
Altitude 0 - 16m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description An estuary, connected with the Dnestr delta, near Sergeevka and Kurortnoe villages.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Mute Swan Cygnus olor winter  1995  700 individuals  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Egretta garzetta breeding  1996  350-400 breeding pairs  medium  A4i, B1i  Not Recognised 
Larus cachinnans passage  1993  1,300 individuals  poor  B1i  Not Recognised 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub  17%
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Rivers and streams; Sand dunes and beaches; Standing brackish and salt water; Water fringe vegetation  67%
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features  10%
Artificial - terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas  6%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 1%
fisheries/aquaculture 2%
military 2%
tourism/recreation 20%
urban/industrial/transport 10%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Budats'kyj lyman. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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