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Ziemelgauja


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 50-80 males C6
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1994-2004 250-350 breeding pairs C1, C6
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 1994-2004 16-20 breeding pairs C1, C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 1994-2004 3-10 breeding pairs C6
Ural Owl Strix uralensis LC resident 1994-2004 15-30 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1994-2004 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC resident 1994-2004 10-50 breeding pairs C6
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos LC resident 1994-2004 10-20 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ziemelgauja Protected Landscape 21,749 protected area overlaps with site 21,740
Ziemeļgauja Aizsargajamo ainavu apvidus 21,750 is identical to site 0
Ziemelgauja Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 21,749 is identical to site 0
Ziemelgauja Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 21,749 is identical to site 21,557
Žagatu klints Dabas piemineklis 3 protected area contained by site 0
Vizlas lejteces atsegumi un Žākļu dižakmens Dabas piemineklis 13 protected area contained by site 0
Vidagas lapegļu alejas un stādījumi Dabas piemineklis 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sikšņu dolomīta atsegums Dabas piemineklis 1 protected area contained by site 0
Randātu klintis un Tilderu krauja Dabas piemineklis 16 protected area contained by site 0
Rāmnieku smilšakmens atsegums Dabas piemineklis 5 protected area contained by site 0
Lepuru purvs Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 325 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lepuru purvs Dabas liegums 302 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lejasbindu krauja Dabas piemineklis 6 protected area contained by site 0
Jaunžagatu krauja Dabas piemineklis 2 protected area contained by site 0
Gaujienas Vārpu lapegļu aleja Dabas piemineklis 0 protected area contained by site 0
Gaujienas dolomīta atsegums Dabas piemineklis 1 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ziemelgauja. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.