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Location Ukraine, Zaporozhie
Central coordinates 38o 10.00' East  47o 45.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 24,000 ha
Altitude 100 - 150m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ixobrychus minutus breeding  1999  300 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Not Recognised 
Red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus passage  1999  200 individuals  unknown  B2  Near Threatened 
Great Bustard Otis tarda passage  1999  80-100 individuals  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1999  30-50 breeding pairs  unknown  A1  Least Concern 
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster breeding  1999  250-300 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Gajchur river valley. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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