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Location Lithuania, Kaunas
Central coordinates 22o 57.00' East  55o 21.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 3,393 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
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla breeding  2001  3 breeding pairs  C1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  6%
Grassland   1%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  65%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater  27%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 25%
rangeland/pastureland 1%
forestry major
agriculture 6%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Blinstrubiskis forest with neighbouring fish-pond areas. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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