Lake Kasonys and adjacent wetlands

Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 100 ha

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description (2000 baseline)
A complex of four lakes and ponds with surrounding meadows. The area is used intensively for fishing and recreation.

Key biodiversity
A rich area for breeding waterbirds, especially Chlidonias niger but also including, for example, three grebe species (Podiceps cristatus, P. nigricollis and Tachybaptus ruficollis).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Kasonys and adjacent wetlands. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.