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Location Ukraine, Dnepropetrovskaya
Central coordinates 36o 31.00' East  48o 59.00' North
IBA criteria B2
Area 1,079 ha
Altitude 79 - 165m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Mixed forest in river-valley lowlands, near the village of Veliko-Mikhailovka.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Saker Falcon Falco cherrug breeding  1996  1 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Endangered 
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1996  1-2 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 100%
nature conservation and research 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Velykomykhailivskyj forest. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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