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Nemunas delta regional Park


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus LC passage 1999 4,100 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC passage 1999 170 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC passage 1999 2,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1999 3,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Bean Goose Anser fabalis LC passage 1999 2,300-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC passage 1999 72,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC - 1999 15,000 individuals C3
Smew Mergellus albellus LC winter 1999 1,200 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Goosander Mergus merganser LC - 1999 3,000 individuals C3
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU passage 1999 35,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1999 50,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1999 3,100 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC passage 1999 800 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC passage 1999 19,700 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 1999 12,000 individuals B1i, C3
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC passage 1999 10,000 individuals C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1999 435 males only A1, B2, C1
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1999 170 males only B3, C6
Little Crake Zapornia parva LC breeding 1999 70 males only C6
Common Coot Fulica atra LC - 1999 15,000 individuals C3
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1999 1,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Black Stork Ciconia nigra LC breeding 1990 4-5 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1999 36 males only B2, C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1999 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Ruff Calidris pugnax LC breeding 1999 115 breeding pairs C6
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC breeding 1999 10 breeding pairs C6
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT breeding 1999 60 males only A1, C1
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola LC breeding 1999 3 breeding pairs C6
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC breeding 1999 30 breeding pairs B2
Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus LC passage 1999 2,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1999 40-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC passage 1999 500 individuals C2
Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia LC passage 1999 500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1999 15 breeding pairs C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1999 500 breeding pairs B2, C6
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC passage 1999 15,000 individuals C2
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1999 150 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1999 3 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC breeding 1999 3 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1999 80 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1999 5-10 breeding pairs C6
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC breeding 1999 9 breeding pairs A1, C1
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC winter 1999 70-80 individuals A1, C1
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1999 10 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1999 200 breeding pairs C6
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU breeding 1999 40-50 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana LC breeding 1999 3 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1996-1999 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii, C4
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1999 3,000 individuals B1iv, C5

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nemuno deltos regioninis parkas State Park 28,953 protected area contained by site 28,953
Nemuno delta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,391 protected area contained by site 26,673
Nemuno delta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 23,921 protected area contained by site 23,921
Nemunas Delta Regional Park Baltic Sea Protected Area (Helcom) 29,013 protected area overlaps with site 28,832
Nemunas Delta Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 28,952 protected area contained by site 23,950
Minijos upes slenis Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,782 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Minijos upe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,870 protected area overlaps with site 166
Kurðiu marios Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 38,862 protected area overlaps with site 2,748

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Native coniferous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial - terrestrial Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nemunas delta regional Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2019.