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Location Lithuania, Klaipeda
Central coordinates 21o 12.00' East  55o 32.00' North
IBA criteria C1, C6
Area 480 ha
Altitude 5 - 10m
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
Dunlin Calidris alpina 1993  3 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola 2000  100 males only  C1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kliosiai State Landscape Reserve Landscape Reserve 0 protected area contains site 480  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  14%
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  1%
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Salt marshes; Water fringe vegetation  85%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 90%
rangeland/pastureland 8%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Flooded coastal meadows near Tyrai bog. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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