Semi-natural forest and agricultural habitats, with numerous small rivers and streams (Sluch, Tnya, Smolka, Korchik, Perevrznya, etc.), situated near the villages of Pucshav, Sykhovolya, Gorodnitsa, Bronnitsa and Karpilovka. The forest is predominantly mixed. Human activities include cattle-grazing, haymaking, farming and hunting.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Novograd-Volunskoe Game Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.