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Location Lithuania, Klaipeda
Central coordinates 21o 17.00' East  55o 38.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 38 ha
Altitude 20 m
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
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  2001  250 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kalviu karjeras - LTKLAB003 Birds Directive 37 protected area contained by site 37  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  2%
Forest Native coniferous woodland  3%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  95%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
energy production and mining 100%
Notes: deserted gravel mining camp

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalviai gravel pit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2014

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