Dviete flood-plain

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 100-200 breeding pairs C1
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1994-2004 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 1994-2004 6-20 breeding pairs C6

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)
Dvietes paliene Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,989 is identical to site 4,929
Dvietes paliene Dabas parks 4,989 is identical to site 4,981
Dvietes paliene Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,989 is identical to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dviete flood-plain. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.