Babtai-Varlenai forest complex

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
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 2002 20 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC breeding 2002 20 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Babtu-Varluvos misku biosferos poligonas Biosferos poligonas 4,419 is identical to site 0
Babtų-Varluvos miškai Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 349 protected area contained by site 0
Babtų - Varluvos miškai Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,419 is identical to site 4,419


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Babtai-Varlenai forest complex. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.