Sarnate bogs

Country/territory: Latvia

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 2,094 ha

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description
Two raised bogs and a shallow, overgrown lake with wet coastal meadows. The area includes mixed woodland with Juniperus bushes.

Key biodiversity
An important site for migrating geese and Grus grus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding), Acrocephalus paludicola (status unknown).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sarnate bogs. Downloaded from on 31/03/2023.