Dzukija National Park

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A large tract of Pinus-dominated dry forest, traversed by rivers and with patches of deciduous woodland. The majority of the forest is managed.

Key biodiversity
The forest supports important numbers of breeding Coracias garrulus, Caprimulgus europaeus and Lullula arborea, although there have been no specific counts.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
About 400 ha within the IBA/National Park is strictly protected.

Protected areas
National High International None43,700 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Dzûkija, 55,880 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dzukija National Park. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.