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Location Ukraine, Lugansk
Central coordinates 39o 35.00' East  48o 38.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 2,000 ha
Altitude 42 - 56m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Fish-ponds in the Severskiy Donec valley.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea breeding  1996  1-2 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax breeding  1996  50-70 breeding pairs  good  B2  Least Concern 
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla passage  1999  30-40 individuals  unknown  A1  Least Concern 


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Stanychno-Lugans'ke fish-farm. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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