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 1994-2004 3 breeding pairs C6
Aquila pomarina NR breeding 1994-2004 14 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 1994-2004 15-20 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)
Vecumu mezi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,842 is identical to site 0
Vecumu mezi Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,842 is identical to site 7,842
Vecumu mezi Nature Park 7,842 protected area overlaps with site 7,842
Vecumu meži Dabas parks 7,842 is identical to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
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)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vecumi. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.