Eastern Syvash

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Eastern Syvash

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  • Area: 
    165,000 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    45°39'N 35°00'E
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Eastern Syvash. 23/11/95; Khersonska Oblast, Crimean AR; 165,000 ha; 45°40'N 035°00'E. National Nature Park. The site, part of a large coastal lagoon, is a shallow saltwater bay near the Azov Sea and includes numerous spits, islets, saline lowlands, and peninsulas. Vegetation consists of halophytic grasses fringed by extensive areas of steppe. The area serves as an important nesting, wintering, molting and staging area for internationally important numbers of various species of waterbirds and waders. A number of these species are rare, vulnerable or endangered. Human activities include fishing, recreation, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 769. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Khersonska Oblast,Crimean Autonomy Republic

  • National legal designation: 
    • national nature park
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)