Flooded coastal meadows near Tyrai bog

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Wet flood-meadows, mostly dominated by Carex, some ponds, and marshes with mixed forests, near the shores of Kuronian lagoon.

Key biodiversity
This is the main breeding area for Acrocephalus paludicola in Lithuania. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex and Haliaetus albicilla (1 pair).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is covered by the national IBA monitoring network. Open habitats are threatened by natural succession to forests (`Other' threat).

Protected areas
National Partial International None313 ha of IBA covered by Botanical/Zoological Reserve (Tyras, 313 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flooded coastal meadows near Tyrai bog. Downloaded from on 21/09/2020.