Valley of Zhizdra river

Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
Valley of Zhidra river from village Krichiny to the mouth of the river. Includes meadows, swamps, meandrs, agricultural lands and adjoning forests.

Key biodiversity
6000-15000 ind of Anser albifons&A.fabalis are gathered here during spring migration, and up to 10000 ducks (Anatidae&Aythinae)

Conservation responses/actions for key biodiversity
There are plans for establishment of White Stork Museum on the IBA area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of Zhizdra river. Downloaded from on 22/01/2021.