Spare lake

Country/territory: Latvia

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 1,100 ha

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description
A lake near Spare village with adjoining forests and agricultural land. The lake is rich in emergent vegetation.

Key biodiversity
The lake is reported to be a regular roosting site for thousands of geese (Anser fabalis and A. albifrons) on autumn passage.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Spare lake. Downloaded from on 06/12/2022.