Tyruliai State Nature Reserve

Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C6 (2004)
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Area: 3,740 ha

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
An exploited peatbog and abandoned system of ponds with scrub, mixed woodland, meadows and reedbeds, and surrounded by agricultural areas. The majority of the area is not utilized by man.

Key biodiversity
The most important breeding site for Circus pygargus in Lithuania. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (a few calling males).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tyruliai State Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.