Uzava coast

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1994-2004 10-15 breeding pairs C6

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Uzavas piekraste Restricted Nature Territory 3,012 protected area overlaps with site 1,263
Uzava Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,008 protected area contains site 1,270
Užava Dabas liegums 3,008 protected area contains site 0
Uzava Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,008 protected area contains site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Marine Intertidal -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Forest Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
forestry -
hunting -
fisheries/aquaculture -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Uzava coast. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.