Rakupe and Pace


Country/territory: Latvia

IBA Criteria met: C1, C6 (2004)
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Area: 2,291 ha

Protection status:

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description
Parts of two natural meandering rivers Rakupe and its tributary Pace, with wet floodplain meadows, with scattered and park-like broadleaved tree stands, lined with mixed and coniferous forests along their valleys. The southwest part includes predominantly wet pine forest and a small raised bog. New IBA, listed for the first time after the Emerald project. Fully protected: there is a 99.7% overlap with two restricted nature reserves Pace meadows and Rakupe valley, both candidate SPAs


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rakupe and Pace. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/09/2020.