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Location Ukraine, Ivano-Frankovsk
Central coordinates 24o 16.00' East  49o 11.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, B2
Area 1,000 ha
Altitude 283 - 340m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Fish-ponds within the Dnestr and Gnila Lipa valleys.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  1993  40-66 breeding pairs  good  B1i  Least Concern 
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis breeding  1993  120-450 breeding pairs  good  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida breeding  1993  10-300 breeding pairs  good  B1i, B2  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: Fishponds near Kukil'nyky village. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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