LT015
Viesvile Strict Nature Reserve


Country/territory: Lithuania

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2004)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 3,220 ha

Protection status:

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija

Site description
An area of boreal forest (60% pine Pinus, 20% alder Alnus and 10% birch Betula stands) with large bogs (covering 40% of total area).

Key biodiversity
An important breeding area for Grus grus (the highest density in Lithuania). Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Viesvile Strict Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2019.