Molochnyi Liman

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Molochnyi Liman

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  • Area: 
    22,400 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    46°31'N 35°22'E
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Molochnyi Liman. 23/11/95; Zaporizka Oblast; 22,400 ha; 46°32'N 035°22'E. Hydrological Reserve, Ornithological Game Reserves. A saline liman (lagoon) near the Azov Sea, the site includes sandy-shell islands and peninsulas. Vegetation includes reedbeds, saline meadows, and marshes. Up to 15,000 pairs of waterbirds nest (10 pairs of Egretta alba), and over 20,000 individuals winter at the site. Human activities include conservation education, recreation, aquaculture, fishing, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 770. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Zaporizka Oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • hydrological reserve
    • ornithological game reserve
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