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Location Lithuania, Utena,Vilnius
Central coordinates 26o 41.00' East  55o 14.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 5,743 ha
Altitude 130 - 140m
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 Grouse Lyrurus tetrix breeding  1999  40 males only  C6  Least Concern 
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus breeding  2001  8-10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Ural Owl Strix uralensis breeding  2001  4-5 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Picoides tridactylus breeding  2001  6 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Picus canus breeding  2001  10-12 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Adutiskio - Guntauninku miskai - LTSVEB008 Birds Directive 5,670 protected area contained by site 5,670  
Adutiskio pelke - LTSVE0002 Habitats Directive 4,076 protected area contained by site 4,076  
Adutiskio telmologinis draustinis Nature Reserve 846 protected area contained by site 764  
Antanu pedologinis draustinis Nature Reserve 135 protected area contained by site 136  
Svylos upes slenis - LTSVEB001 Birds Directive 357 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  5%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  87%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams  6%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
agriculture 5%
nature conservation and research -
hunting -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Adutiskis & Guntauninkai forest complex. Downloaded from on 30/03/2015

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