LT005
Flooded coastal meadows near Tyrai bog


Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2004)
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Area: 480 ha

Protection status:

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
Wet flood-meadows, mostly dominated by Carex, some ponds, and marshes with mixed forests, near the shores of Kuronian lagoon.

Key biodiversity
This is the main breeding area for Acrocephalus paludicola in Lithuania. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex and Haliaetus albicilla (1 pair).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flooded coastal meadows near Tyrai bog. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.