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Location Lithuania, Siauliai
Central coordinates 23o 27.00' East  55o 31.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, C6
Area 3,327 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
Black Grouse Lyrurus tetrix breeding  1998  30 males only  C6  Least Concern 
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  1999  1,850 individuals  unknown  B1i  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus passage  1998  2,000 individuals  unknown  A4i, B1i  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Pravirsulio tyrelio botaninis - zoologinis draustinis Nature Reserve 3,316 protected area contains site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  13%
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest; Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  83%
Grassland   1%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  4%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%
tourism/recreation -
forestry minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Pravirsulio Tyrelis State Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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