Stokhid River Floodplains

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Stokhid River Floodplains

  • Country: 
    Ukraine
  • Site number: 
    777
  • Area: 
    10,000 ha
  • Designation date: 
    23-11-1995
  • Coordinates: 
    51°40'N 25°22'E
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Overview

Stokhid River Floodplains. 23/11/95; Volynska Oblast; 10,000 ha; 51°40'N 025°22'E. Regional Landscape Park, Landscape Game Reserves, Hydrological Game Reserve. The site includes rivers, lakes, marshes, peatlands, islands, and meadows. It supports numerous species of nationally and internationally threatened flora and fauna. Situated on the crossroads of two main flyways, the site provides important habitat for numerous species of large numbers of breeding, staging, and molting waterbirds. An important site for feeding, nursery and wintering numerous freshwater fishes. Human activities include hunting, fishing, livestock grazing, haymaking, and recreation. Ramsar site no. 777. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Transboundary designation: 

Stokhid River Floodplains Ramsar Site is part of the "Stokhid-Prypiat-Prostyr" Transboundary Ramsar Site together with Prypiat River Floodplains Ramsar Site (No. 776) in Ukraine and Prostyr Ramsar Site (No. 1611) in Belarus. The Transboundary Ramsar Site was established in 2008.

Administrative region: 
Volynska Oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • regional landscape park
    • landscape game reserves
    • hydrological game res.
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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