Abava valley


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1994-2004 37-45 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ventas ieleja Dabas liegums 2,464 protected area overlaps with site 7
Velna acs avots Dabas piemineklis 0 protected area contained by site 0
Sudmaļu ūdenskritums Dabas piemineklis 1 protected area contained by site 0
Pluču tīrelis Dabas liegums 740 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Plucu tirelis Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 740 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nagļu un Ansiņu purvs Dabas liegums 277 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Naglu un Ansinu purvs Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 280 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Muižarāju klintis Dabas piemineklis 3 protected area contained by site 0
Mangenes mezi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,201 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mangenes mezi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,201 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Manģenes meži Dabas liegums 2,201 protected area is adjacent to site 3
Langsēdes klintis Dabas piemineklis 1 protected area contained by site 0
Krojas mezi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 19 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Krojas meži Dabas liegums 19 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kalnamuižas kraujas Dabas piemineklis 11 protected area contained by site 0
Īvandes ūdenskritumi Dabas piemineklis 0 protected area contained by site 0
Imulas dolomīta klintis Dabas piemineklis 3 protected area contained by site 0
Čužu purvs Dabas liegums 95 protected area contained by site 0
Cimmermaņu krauja Dabas piemineklis 1 protected area overlaps with site 0
Abavas Velnala Dabas piemineklis 5 protected area contained by site 0
Abavas senleja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 14,797 protected area contains site 0
Abavas senleja Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,797 protected area contains site 14,147
Abavas senleja Dabas parks 14,800 protected area contains site 13,979
Abavas rumba Dabas piemineklis 3 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs, Raised bogs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
forestry -
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abava valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2022.