Dniester-Turunchuk Crossrivers Area
- Site number:764
- Area:76,000 ha
- Designation date:23-11-1995
- Coordinates:46°28'N 30°13'E
Dniester-Turunchuk Crossrivers Area. 23/11/95; Odeska Oblast; 76,000 ha; 46°28'N 030°13'E. The Dniester River delta and floodplain lakes consist of islands of floodplain forests, numerous scroll ridges, deep lakes, and floating bogs. Vegetation includes reed thickets, shrubs, and floating plant communities. Internationally important numbers of Egretta alba and Plegadis falcinellis nest at the site, and over 50,000 birds winter here. Various species of nationally rare flora and fauna occur. Human activities include conservation education, recreation, hunting, fish-breeding and fishing, recreation, and scientific research. The site serves as an important source of irrigation and drinking water. Ramsar site no. 764. Most recent RIS information: 1998.
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- Last publication date:01-01-1998