Bilosaraiska Bay and Bilosaraiska Spit

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Bilosaraiska Bay and Bilosaraiska Spit

  • Country: 
    Ukraine
  • Site number: 
    773
  • Area: 
    2,000 ha
  • Designation date: 
    23-11-1995
  • Coordinates: 
    46°54'N 37°20'E
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Overview

Bilosaraiska Bay and Bilosaraiska Spit. 23/11/95; Donetska Oblast; 2,000 ha; 46°54'N 037°20'E. Game Reserve. A sandy-shell spit and a shallow bay of the Azov Sea, the site includes shallow lakes, dunes, and silt islands. Vegetation consists of saltmarshes and meadows, swampy areas, reed and rush thickets. Numerous endemic and nationally rare plant species and relic fish species occur. The site is important for several thousand wintering Anseriformes and up to 3,000 pairs of nesting waterfowl. Human activities include conservation education, recreation, fishing, aquaculture, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 773. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Donetska Oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • game reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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