LT016
Birzai forest


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of deciduous and mixed wet woodland which is under intensive forest management.



Key biodiversity
Apart from important numbers of breeding Ciconia nigra, the area is also rich in breeding woodpecker species, and rare species of owl may breed as well.



Protected areas
National Low International None144 ha of IBA covered by Botanical Reserve (Biržø Giria, 144 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Birzai forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/10/2020.