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Location Lithuania, Panevezys,Vilnius
Central coordinates 24o 35.00' East  55o 24.00' North
IBA criteria B2, B3, C6
Area 21,145 ha
Altitude 80 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  11 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Black Stork Ciconia nigra breeding  2001  8-11 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Lesser Spotted Eagle Clanga pomarina breeding  2001  15-20 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  1999  10 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  2001  30-40 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Picus canus breeding  2001  15-20 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Dendrocopos leucotos breeding  2001  35-50 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  1999  20 breeding pairs  unknown  B3  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius breeding  2001  40-60 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Barnenu telmologinis draustinis Nature Reserve 24 protected area contained by site 23  
Taujenu - Uzulenio miskai - LTUKM0003 Birds Directive 0 protected area overlaps with site 20,267  
Taujenu - Uzulenio miskai - LTUKMB001 Birds Directive 22,532 protected area contains site 21,145  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  66%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  29%
Grassland   5%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
agriculture minor
nature conservation and research -
hunting major
rangeland/pastureland 5%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gruzai, Uzulenis, Taujenai, Skaistuziai and neighbouring forests complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/12/2014

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