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Location Lithuania, Kaunas
Central coordinates 23o 46.00' East  54o 31.00' North
IBA criteria B2, B3, C6
Area 3,926 ha
Altitude 80 - 100m
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
Common Crane Grus grus breeding  1999  8 breeding pairs  unknown  B2  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius breeding  1999  20 breeding pairs  unknown  B3  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius breeding  2002  21-25 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Azuolu botaninis draustinis Nature Reserve 268 protected area contained by site 265  
Balbieriskio miskas - LTPRIB003 Birds Directive 3,061 protected area contained by site 3,061  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Treeline ecotone  96%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  3%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry major
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
agriculture 3%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baldieriskis forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2014

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