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Location Lithuania, Panevezys,Siauliai
Central coordinates 23o 40.00' East  56o 2.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 14,865 ha
Altitude 60 - 80m
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
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina breeding  2001  15 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Gedziunu miskas - LTPAKB002 Birds Directive 14,269 protected area overlaps with site 12,734  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  45%
Grassland   4%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  51%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 51%
rangeland/pastureland 4%
agriculture 44%
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport 1%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gedziunai forest complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/07/2014

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