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Location Lithuania, Alytus
Central coordinates 23o 35.00' East  54o 1.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 119 ha
Altitude 120 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  2000  160 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  2%
Forest Native coniferous woodland  6%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  92%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture 2%
fisheries/aquaculture minor
not utilised major
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Unnamed islands at Niedus Lake with surrounding waters. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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