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Location Lithuania, Marijampole,Taurage
Central coordinates 22o 59.00' East  55o 5.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 578 ha
Altitude 20 - 40m
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  45 males only  C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Panemuniu Regional Park Regional Park 0 protected area contains site 578  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  12%
Grassland   71%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  15%
Other   2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 71%
agriculture 12%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Meadows of Nemunas River valley between Raudone & Gelgaudiskis. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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