|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2013||very high||very unfavourable||low|
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An offshore area in the Baltic Sea between 55°50'N and 55°55'N.
The site is important for wintering and migrating waterbirds, especially wintering seaduck (including important numbers of Clangula hyemalis, Gavia arctica and Alca torda), totalling more than 20,000 individuals on a regular basis. The number of wintering Polysticta stelleri varies according to different sources (300-1,200), but 800-1,000 individuals is the most recent estimate.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marine waters along the continental part of Lithuania. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/08/2019.