Yertis Zhagalau Nature Reserve
Located on the Irtysh River coast, it is one of Kazakhstan's most incredible reserves.
Translated from the Kazakh language, "Yertis Zhagalau" means "The Irtysh Coast”, because it is located on the Irtysh River floodplain and extends along both banks of the river. The floodplain of the Irtysh River is a unique area, which is divided into three parts: upper, central, and lower. Each part of the floodplain is different in water, relief and soil composition.
There are groves and forests where white willow, silver birch, black and white poplar grow. The is home for 20 species of fish, 105 species of birds and 55 species of mammals, among which there are foxes, roes, elks, ground squirrels, and rodents. Pavlodar region, and Yertis Zhagalau Nature Reserve in particular, do not cease to amaze with their natural wonders.