UA003
Orikhivski lake-system


Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 3,000 ha

Protection status:

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (5-12 pairs).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orikhivski lake-system. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2020.