Meadows and marshes, drained by canals, in the Sofia region. The vegetation is dominated by meadows of Festuca, Poa and Lolium, stands of Phragmites and Typha, and Salix thickets. Human activities include cattle-grazing and haymaking.
The area is important for breeding Crex crex. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (one breeding pair), Falco naumanni (rare, on passage), Acrocephalus paludicola (rare, on passage).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dolni Bogrov-Kazichene. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.