Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park, Kozelets

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Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park is the biggest regional landscape park in Ukraine. It was founded in 2002 near the village Otrokhy in the Kozelets Raion of the Chernihiv Oblast. It is located between two large rivers, the Dnipro and Desna, from which the park's Ukrainian name meaning "between the rivers" is derived. Mizhrichynskiy Landscape Park has an area of more than 1,000 square kilometers in the south-eastern Chernihiv region. The Desna river forms the eastern boundary of the park, while the western and southern boundaries coincide with the border of Chernihiv region. The forest is mostly pine trees. There are many swamps, bogs and lakes.
The large wild area provides a habitat to many animals. There are many larger mammals in Mizhrichynskiy RLP such as moose, wolf, deer, roe deer, wild boar and others. There are 241 bird species, including 145 breeding species. White-tailed eagle, short-toed eagle, lesser spotted eagle, black kite, black stork, crane, black woodpecker, white-backed woodpecker and a lot of other rare birds breed here. There are 65 rare plant species and 74 rare animal species in Mizhrichynskiy regional landscape park. There are two Important Bird Areas within Mizhrichynskyi Regional Landscape Park.
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  • Amazing nature, lots of mushrooms, but you should be aware of snakes. If you’re looking for virgin nature, you can find here different landscapes, sands and swamps and beautiful light forest with a carpet of green soft moss and it’s endless, in this place you feel very relaxed and comfortable. Grate place to pick up mushrooms! There is also a boat station on the Desna river where you can take motor boat and research the river which is also reach with fish. Unfortunately connection in this areas is almost absent.
  • Very splendid nature, great views to the ancient river Desna.

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