Tyruliai State Nature Reserve

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
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 2000 700 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1996-1998 8 males B2
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 2000 4-5 breeding pairs B3, C6

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)
Tyruliu pelke Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 142 protected area contains site 3,740
Tyruliai Botanical/Zoological Reserve 3,688 protected area contains site 3,688
Simsu miskas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,089 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Treeline ecotone -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Other urban and industrial areas -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
rangeland/pastureland -
agriculture -
energy production and mining -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tyruliai State Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 22/01/2020.