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Location Lithuania, Kaunas
Central coordinates 24o 11.00' East  55o 21.00' North
IBA criteria B2, B3, C6
Area 5,222 ha
Altitude 60 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 Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  1999  8 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina breeding  1999  20 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina breeding  2002  10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius breeding  1999  10 breeding pairs  unknown  B3  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius breeding  2002  20-30 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
White-backed Woodpecker Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  2002  20-25 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus breeding  2002  10-14 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lanciunavos miskas - LTKEDB002 Birds Directive 5,222 is identical to site 5,222  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  33%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  60%
Grassland   7%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 60%
hunting -
agriculture 33%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lanciunava forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014

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