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Location Ukraine, Zhitomyr
Central coordinates 29o 4.00' East  50o 13.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B1i, B2
Area 44,130 ha
Altitude 180 - 200m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description Semi-natural mixed forest and forestry plantations (the figure of 94% includes both forest-types) with small rivers and meadows along valley bottoms, near the villages of Gorodskoe, Kocherov, Krapivnya and Ivnica.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons passage  1997  2,000-10,000 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1997  30-80 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  1997  20-30 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  94%
Grassland Humid grasslands  2%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  3%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Forestry plantations; Other urban and industrial areas  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 94%
hunting 70%
agriculture 5%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Korostushevskoe Game Reserve. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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