Durbe lake meadows

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1994-2004 20 breeding pairs C1

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Durbes ezera plavas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 596 protected area contained by site 0
Durbes ezera plavas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 596 protected area contained by site 596
Durbes ezera plavas Restricted Nature Territory 596 protected area contains site 596
Durbes ezera pļavas Dabas liegums 596 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Durbe lake meadows. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.