One of the largest tracts of wet Alnus forest in Latvia, with relatively intact flood-plain meadows, on the left side of the lower reaches of the Lielupe river. Some trees are more than 100 years old and there are many fallen trunks. Part of the area, including the natural and cultivated flood-plain meadows, used to flood in spring.
Important numbers of Crex crex breed in the meadows, and several woodpecker species breed in the forests.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalnciems meadows and Odini fields. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.