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Location Lithuania, Utena
Central coordinates 26o 38.00' East  55o 16.00' North
IBA criteria C1
Area 364 ha
Altitude 130 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
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2001  30 males only  C1  Least Concern 
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  2001  10 males only  C1  Near Threatened 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  49%
Grassland   42%
Forest Mixed woodland  6%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  3%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
rangeland/pastureland 42%
agriculture 49%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Svyla River valley. Downloaded from on 09/10/2015

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