The site was identified as important in 2012 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata||NT||breeding||2011||20-25 breeding pairs||B2|
|Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa||NT||breeding||2011||15-20 breeding pairs||A1|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2012).
|Protected area (PA)||PA designation||PA area (ha)||Relationship of PA with IBA||Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)|
|Valuny Kamyani Volasa||Natural Monument||0||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Valun lya v.Lyavoshki||Natural Monument||0||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Snudy||Nature Sanctuary or Partial Reserve (Local)||2,253||protected area contained by site||0|
|Mezhozerniy||Nature Sanctuary or Partial Reserve||982||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Braslavskie Ozera||National Park||71,490||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Braslav lakes. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/braslav-lakes-iba-belarus on 07/12/2023.