email a friend
printable version
Location Lithuania, Vilnius
Central coordinates 25o 8.00' East  54o 29.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C2, C6
Area 2,039 ha
Altitude 130 - 140m
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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2000  5 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris breeding  1999  5 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Great White Egret Ardea alba passage  2000  120 individuals  C2  Least Concern 
Bluethroat Luscinia svecica breeding  2000  3-5 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Papio ezeras - LTSAL0005 Birds Directive 0 protected area overlaps with site 1,384  
Papio ornitologinis draustinis Nature Reserve 307 protected area contained by site 313  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  75%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas  6%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland; Treeline ecotone  16%
Grassland   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -

Contribute  Please click here to help BirdLife conserve the world's birds - your data for this IBA and others are vital for helping protect the environment.

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Wetland complex of the Baltoji Voke fish-farm with neighbouring turbary and lake Papis. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife