LV024
Zvarde forest


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
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1994 5-7 breeding pairs C6
Aquila pomarina NR breeding 1994-2004 8-12 breeding pairs C6
Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus LC resident 1994-2004 15-30 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1994-2004 10-20 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 1994-2004 20-35 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zvārdes meži Dabas parks 8,173 is identical to site 0
Zvardes mezi Nature Park 8,173 protected area overlaps with site 8,168
Zvardes mezi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,173 is identical to site 0
Zvardes mezi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,173 is identical to site 8,169
Zvarde Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,314 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Zvārde Dabas liegums 3,314 protected area is adjacent to site 1
Zvarde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,314 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zvarde forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.