Kamanos Strict Nature Reserve

Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: B2, C1, C3, C6 (2004)
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Area: 8,299 ha

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
A large raised bog with some small lakes, surrounded by predominantly coniferous forests (mainly spruce Picea with some pine Pinus).

Key biodiversity
The site is important for mire-breeding species including Tetrao tetrix (with more than 50 displaying males, the largest concentration in Lithuania) and Pluvialis apricaria (min. 7 pairs), and supports large numbers of Grus grus on passage (up to 200 birds in autumn migration, 1995-1996).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kamanos Strict Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 04/10/2022.