Kryva Bay and Kryva Spit

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Kryva Bay and Kryva Spit

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  • Area: 
    1,400 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    47°03'N 38°07'E
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Kryva Bay and Kryva Spit. 23/11/95; Donetska Oblast; 1,400 ha; 47°03'N 038°08'E. Ornithological Game Reserve, Nature Monument. A bay of the Azov Sea made up of a sandy-shell spit, beaches, silt islands, and shallow lakes. The site supports reed thickets, saline meadows, and swamps and includes emergent and submergent plants and short grasses. Several thousand Anseriformes winter and up to 15,000 pairs of waterfowl nest at the site. Several endemic and nationally rare plant and fish species occur at the site. Human activities include conservation education, recreation, fishing, aquaculture, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 774. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Donetska Oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature monument
    • ornithological game reserve
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)