Country/territory: Latvia

IBA criteria met: C1, C6 (2004)
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Area: 1,385 ha

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description (2004 baseline)
The site comprises predominantly deciduous forests between the Ruja and Seda rivers on the NE coast of lake Burtnieks and two patches of open fields and meadows on both flanks. A new site formed by the reduction of the former lake Burtnieks IBA, listed since 2000 [3, 1]. High protection level: there is a 95.6% overlap with Vidusburtnieks restricted nature reserve, a candidate SPA.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Vidusburtnieks. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.