Western-Ukrainian Ornithological Station
Зміст - Contents1. Міграції птахів
2. Загрози мігруючим птахам
Treats to migrating birds
3. Західно-Українська орнітологічна станція: "AVOSETTA"
Western-Ukrainian ornithological station: "AVOSETTA"
4. Орнітологічний заказник "Чолгинський"
"Cholginsky" ornithological reserve
The territory of "Cholginsky" ornithological reserve is located in Ukrainian Roztochchia. Valleys of Shklo and Gnoets river with itўs numerous tributaries are the main relief-making elements of this territory. Those two rivers merge near Yavoriv and fall into Syan.
Reserve is located in climatic zone with excessive moisture.
Mean value of Annual Rate of precipitation is 720 millimeters, mean value of annual rate of evaporation is 608 millimeters. Mean value of monthly temperature in July is +18 0C, in January is -6 0C.
West direction of winds predominates.
Reserves landscape consist of few types of habitats which are characteristic for open locality.
The territory of reserve is divided into two different parts (two stagnant-ponds). Therefore ornithofauna of two parts is somewhat different. That is why, habitats of different parts of reserve are described apart for every part.
These habitats are on the territory of the first stagnant-pond:
Second stagnant-pond including following habitats:
Reserve with area of 820 hectares was found by decision of Province council (№ 126, 11.02.1997). Main goals of reserve are:
Monitoring and protection of birds in breeding period in breeding period of migrations was established thanks to fruitful cooperation of Department of Protected areas of Administration of Ecological Safety in Lviv Province and ornithologists from West Ukraine Ornithological Society and Lviv Ornithological Club.
5. Моніторинг за міграціями. Основні види робіт, методики та результати
Monitoring on birds migrations. Observations of migrations
6. Новини фауністики
New data on fauna
7. Охорона території та видів
Protection of species and habitat