Uzava coast

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
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1994-2004 10-15 breeding pairs 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

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


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands -
Forest Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Other -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Uzava coast. Downloaded from on 09/08/2022.