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Location Lithuania, Panevezys
Central coordinates 25o 25.00' East  56o 6.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 135 ha
Altitude 90 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Lietuvos Ornitologu Draugija (Affiliate)



Site description A very shallow, nutrient-rich lake.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1999  30-50 breeding pairs  medium  B2  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  1996  78-80 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cedaso ezeras ir jo apyezeres - LTROKB001 Birds Directive 132 protected area contained by site 132  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Treeline ecotone  35%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  13%
Grassland   22%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 13%
tourism/recreation -
rangeland/pastureland 22%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cedasas Lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2014

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