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Location Lithuania, Utena
Central coordinates 26o 28.00' East  55o 37.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 197 ha
Altitude 150 m
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
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1998  40 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Smalvos hidrografinis draustinis Nature Reserve 547 protected area contains site 197  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  3%
Forest Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  17%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  81%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised 80%
nature conservation and research major

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Smalva Hydrographical Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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