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Location Lithuania, Panevezys
Central coordinates 21o 23.00' East  55o 41.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 1,569 ha
Altitude 80 - 120m
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
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2001  35-40 males only  C1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  41%
Grassland   40%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  9%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams  10%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 41%
rangeland/pastureland 40%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Valleys of the Saltoja & Vyzuona rivers. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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