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Sources of the River Luga


Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
A huge marsh with different type of swamps, partly destroyed by peat-mining industry.

Key biodiversity
Habitat and land use
Peat-mining was stopping from the beggining of 1990s and now the mined areas are starting to re-generate as mires.

Acknowledgements
The map polygon is provided courtesy of the Spatial Database on Important Bird Areas of Russia 2014 (© Russian Bird Conservation Union, © Transparent World).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sources of the River Luga. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022.