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Location Latvia, Liepaja district
Central coordinates 21o 3.00' East  56o 50.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 10,100 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata winter  1998-1999  1,075-1,125 individuals  medium  B1i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea   100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport -
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Ziemupe-Riva coastal. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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