Pededze forest and Parabaine

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
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1994-2004 50-100 breeding pairs C1
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1994-2004 3-8 breeding pairs C6
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC resident 1994-2004 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU breeding 1994-2004 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina LC breeding 1994-2004 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1994-2004 20-50 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)
Seldżu ozolu audze Nature Reserve 17 protected area contained by site 17
Pededzes lejtece Nature Reserve 4,663 protected area overlaps with site 4,650
Pārabaine Nature Reserve 9,850 protected area overlaps with site 8,593
Lubana wetland complex Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 48,020 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lubana mitrajs Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 51,352 protected area overlaps with site 14,737
Lubāna mitrājs Dabas liegums 51,350 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lubana mitrajs Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 51,352 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pededze forest and Parabaine. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022.