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.
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (5-12 pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orikhivski lake-system. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/04/2020.