Haradzienskaja Svislač

Country/territory: Belarus

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2 (2005)
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Area: 2,940 ha

Protection status:

Akhova Ptushak Belarusi

Site description
A riverine flood-plain, most of which is still in a natural state, with wet meadows and fens dominated by sedge Carex.

Key biodiversity
An important area of breeding habitat for Acrocephalus paludicola, which also supports a rich assemblage of species of flood-plain mires in Europe. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (common), Gallinago media (uncommon).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haradzienskaja Svislač. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021.