Orikhivski lake-system

Year of compilation: 2000

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).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Haymaking and harvesting of sedge Carex (`Other') can cause problems.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orikhivski lake-system. Downloaded from on 23/03/2023.