Tyruliai State Nature Reserve

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An exploited peatbog and abandoned system of ponds with scrub, mixed woodland, meadows and reedbeds, and surrounded by agricultural areas. The majority of the area is not utilized by man.

Key biodiversity
The most important breeding site for Circus pygargus in Lithuania. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (a few calling males).

Protected areas
National High International None3,688 ha of IBA covered by Botanical/Zoological Reserve (Tyruliai, 3,688 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tyruliai State Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.