Pavezupis fish-ponds

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A system of intensively farmed fish-ponds with scattered trees.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding area for Botaurus stellaris and Larus minutus, and notable also for Podiceps grisegena (up to 20 pairs). Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (irregular), Crex crex (a few pairs).

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pavezupis fish-ponds. Downloaded from on 28/09/2023.