LV013
Irbe valley and Dizpurvs


IBA Criteria

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 estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 1994-2004 15-20 males C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC breeding 1994-2004 20-25 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC resident 1994-2004 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1994-2004 5-15 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 1994-2004 25-30 breeding pairs C6
Merlin Falco columbarius LC breeding 1994-2004 2 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sliteres nacionalais parks Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 16,361 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Slīteres nacionālais parks Nacionalais parks 16,414 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Sliteres nacionalais parks Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 16,361 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ances purvi un mezi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,130 protected area overlaps with site 8,772
Ances purvi un meži Dabas liegums 10,130 protected area overlaps with site 8,763
Ances purvi un mezi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,130 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Other urban and industrial areas -
Other -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
military -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Irbe valley and Dizpurvs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.