Year of compilation: 2000
Wet flood-meadows, mostly dominated by Carex
, some ponds, and marshes with mixed forests, near the shores of Kuronian lagoon.
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
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).
None313 ha of IBA covered by Botanical/Zoological Reserve (Tyras, 313 ha).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flooded coastal meadows near Tyrai bog. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2020.