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Location Lithuania, Klaipeda
Central coordinates 21o 45.00' East  56o 19.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 329 ha
Altitude 20 - 30m
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  40 males only  C1  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Apses upes slenis - LTSKUB001 Birds Directive 325 protected area contained by site 325  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  77%
Grassland   16%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 77%
rangeland/pastureland 16%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Segments of the Apse River valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2014

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