Orikhivski lake-system

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 3,000 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
A group of natural lakes in the River Prip'yat valley, dominated by reedbeds Phragmites and meadows. Human activities include cattle-grazing, haymaking, and hunting.

Key biodiversity
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (5-12 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orikhivski lake-system. Downloaded from on 30/03/2023.