Varduva River and Varduva Reservoir

Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 1,040 ha

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
A variety of habitats in the Varduva valley, including a 274 ha reservoir with small islets covering in total c.3 ha.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding area for Alcedo atthis and Sterna albifrons. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (on passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Varduva River and Varduva Reservoir. Downloaded from on 06/12/2022.