Kamanos Strict Nature Reserve

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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix LC breeding 2000 50 males B2, C6
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 2000-2003 10,000 individuals C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 2000 60 males C1
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC breeding 2000 7-8 breeding pairs C6
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 2000 3 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1999 8 breeding pairs B2
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2000 4-9 breeding pairs B2, 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)
Kamanu valstybinis gamtinis rezervatas Valstybinis rezervatas 3,961 protected area contained by site 3,961
Kamanų pelkė Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,401 protected area contained by site 0
Kamanų pelkė Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,401 protected area contained by site 6,412
Kamanos Buffer Zone Nature Reserve 4,338 protected area contained by site 4,338
Kamanos Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6,401 protected area overlaps with site 6,401


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Treeline ecotone, Mixed woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kamanos Strict Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.