IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1994-2004 1,000-5,000 individuals C3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Ziemeļvidzemes biosfēras rezervāts Biosferas rezervats 475,515 protected area contains site 0
Augstrozes lapegļu aleja Dabas piemineklis 12 protected area overlaps with site 0
Augstroze Dabas liegums 4,007 protected area overlaps with site 3,670
Augstroze Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,007 protected area overlaps with site 0
Augstroze Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,007 protected area overlaps with site 3,687


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Shrubland Scrub -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -
forestry -
hunting -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Augstroze. Downloaded from on 27/09/2023.