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Location Lithuania, Alytus
Central coordinates 24o 22.00' East  53o 59.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 742 ha
Altitude 120 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
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla winter  15 individuals  C1  Least Concern 

IBA Monitoring

2013 very high very unfavourable medium

Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting majority/most of area/population (50-90%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Artificial - aquatic   0 0 good (> 90%) very poor (< 40%) very unfavourable

Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed Sea-eagle 15 0 individuals 0 very unfavourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species  Very little or no conservation action taking place  medium 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Dainavos giria - LTVAR0017 Habitats Directive 54,833 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Dainavos giria - LTVARB005 Birds Directive 55,325 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Dzukija National Park 55,880 protected area contains site 742  
Grybaulios zuvininkystes tvenkiniai - LTVARB007 Birds Directive 742 is identical to site 742  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  4%
Grassland   5%
Forest Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  5%
Artificial - aquatic   86%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture 95%
rangeland/pastureland 2%
agriculture 3%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grybaulia fish-farm. Downloaded from on 19/04/2015

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