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.

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 on 09/12/2022.