The site was identified as important in 2000 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla||LC||breeding||1996||3-5 breeding pairs||A1, B2|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2000).
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland||-|
|Wetlands (inland)||Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rzhyschivs'ke Game Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/rzhyschivske-game-reserve-iba-ukraine on 30/11/2023.