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Branta Cover Language of the article: Ukrainian Cite: Plyga, A. V. (2011). Summer avifauna of the designed national natural park «Podesinnia» in the Desna floodplain. Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 14, 153-156 Views: 88 Branta copyright Branta license

Branta Issues > Issue №14 (2011)

Branta: Transactions of the Azov-Black Sea Ornithological Station, 153-156

Summer avifauna of the designed national natural park «Podesinnia» in the Desna floodplain

A. V. Plyga

Keywords: Desna, «Podesinnia», national park, avifauna, ecological corridor, floodplain, species composition

The Desna river floodplain plays an important role in maintaining diversity of birds. The Desna ecological corridor and Poliskyi northern migratory route of birds pass through it. 81 bird species were registered in July 2010, among them 8 species included into the Red Data Book of Ukraine. That is why the establishment of a national natural park “Podesinnya” is a priority in maintaining the Desna ecological corridor. Preparation of a list with avifauna species composition is an essential point in the national park designation.

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