Muravyshche 1

Ornithological reserve of local significance, located near the village of Muravyshche.

Area – 40 hectares.

The status is granted for the preservation of oak, pine and birch plantations of different ages.

Part of the reserve`s territory (35%) is swampy, where typical for this area plants grow: sedge, cattail, goat willow.

Rare species of birds nest here, like the gray crane, listed in the Red Book of Ukraine and the International Red Book.

Many species of woodpeckers and sparrows live here too.

Boundaries of the ornithological reserve “Muravyshche 1” – areas in the 15th and 16th quarters of Muravyshche Forestry.


Gray crane (Grus grus)


Gray crane chicks


Gray crane’s nest