A narrow, 60-km stretch of river with fringing reed Phragmites; the lower reaches have been dammed to form a fish-pond. There are three major settlements in the vicinity of Jegrièka, which is surrounded by arable land.
An important site for breeding and passage waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Jegricka. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.