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Location Ukraine, Sumy
Central coordinates 35o 0.00' East  51o 2.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 11,600 ha
Altitude 132 - 229m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description An area of semi-natural deciduous forest, with small rivers and associated meadows, near the villages of Radkovka, Ivolzhanskoe and Mogrica.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1997  30-40 breeding pairs  medium  A1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  80%
Shrubland Scrub  2%
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  4%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Water fringe vegetation  2%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Ruderal land; Urban parks and gardens  12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 11%
forestry 80%
hunting 10%
military 5%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Pischans'ke and Mogryts'ke forests. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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