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Location Lithuania, Kaunas
Central coordinates 23o 52.00' East  55o 2.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 4,419 ha
Altitude 60 - 70m
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
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  2002  20 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  2002  20 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Babtu - Varluvos miskai - LTKAUB006 Birds Directive 4,510 protected area contains site 4,419  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  3%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  97%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 97%
agriculture 2%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Babtai-Varlenai forest complex. Downloaded from on 31/01/2015

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