Valley of Minija River

Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: B2, C1, C6 (2004)
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Area: 2,239 ha

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
The area comprises the Minija and Babrungas valleys, and includes deciduous forests and meadows. The riverbanks are high.

Key biodiversity
Important numbers of Alcedo atthis breed. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (a few pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of Minija River. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.