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Location Lithuania, Kaunas
Central coordinates 23o 47.00' East  55o 1.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 1,154 ha
Altitude 20 - 50m
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  37 males only  C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
State Nevezis Lanscape Reserve Landscape Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 523  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  61%
Grassland   21%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Treeline ecotone  7%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  11%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
agriculture 60%
rangeland/pastureland 21%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Valley of Nevezis River. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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