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Location Lithuania, Panevezys
Central coordinates 25o 5.00' East  56o 11.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 2,706 ha
Altitude 70 - 80m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2001  150 males only  C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Birzu giria - LTBIR0006 Birds Directive 0 protected area overlaps with site 640  
Birzu giria - LTBIRB001 Birds Directive 17,683 protected area overlaps with site 640  
Nemunelio upes slenis - LTBIRB002 Birds Directive 1,550 protected area contained by site 1,550  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  60%
Grassland   22%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  10%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  4%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 60%
rangeland/pastureland 22%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valley of Nemunelis River. Downloaded from on 05/05/2015

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