Mzha river valley

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A stretch of the Mzha river valley, near the villages of Chemuzhovka, Timchenki, Artyukhovka and Merefa. Habitats are dominated by grasslands, with numerous lakes and marshes.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Haymaking and harvesting of sedge Carex (`Other') are among the threats to the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mzha river valley. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.