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Location Lithuania, Siauliai
Central coordinates 23o 21.00' East  56o 3.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 24,237 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
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  2003  20 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Gubernijos miskas - LTSIAB001 Birds Directive 19,262 protected area contained by site 19,262  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  53%
Grassland   1%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  45%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 45%
agriculture 52%
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gubernija-Gruzdziai forest complex. Downloaded from on 06/03/2015

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