LT016
Birzai forest


Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2004)
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Area: 16,475 ha

Protection status:

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
An area of deciduous and mixed wet woodland which is under intensive forest management.

Key biodiversity
Apart from important numbers of breeding Ciconia nigra, the area is also rich in breeding woodpecker species, and rare species of owl may breed as well.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Birzai forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/11/2019.