Country/territory: Belarus

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2 (2000)
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Area: 8,200 ha

Site description
A seasonally flooded riverine fen. Vegetation is dominated by wet meadows, sedge communities and Salix thickets. The area is used for haymaking and cattle-grazing.

Key biodiversity
An extensive area of suitable breeding habitat for Acrocephalus paludicola. Significant proportion (³1%) of national population breeding at site: Botaurus stellaris (10-15 pairs). The site has a high species richness overall.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sporovo. Downloaded from on 01/12/2022.