Oril' river valley

Country/territory: Ukraine

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 12,000 ha

Ukranian Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (baseline)
A stretch of the Orel river valley, near Gupalovka, Chernetchina and Krasnopolie villages. Habitats are dominated by grasslands, with numerous lakes and marshes.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (1-2 birds, status unknown).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Oril' river valley. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.