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Location Lithuania, Klaipeda
Central coordinates 21o 15.00' East  55o 28.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 250 ha
Altitude 5 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
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola breeding  2001  5-8 males only  C1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Kurðiu marios - LTSIU0012 Habitats Directive 31,642 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Svenceles pievos - LTKLAB009 Birds Directive 55 protected area overlaps with site 50  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  89%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  3%
Wetlands (inland) Coastal lagoons; Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs  8%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 89%
agriculture 3%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flooded coastal meadows near Svencele raised-bog. Downloaded from on 27/04/2015

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