A riverine flood-plain, most of which is still in a natural state, with wet meadows and fens dominated by sedge Carex.
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).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haradzienskaja Svislač. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/03/2021.