Sturu and Zvardes bogs

Country/territory: Latvia

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2004)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 3,233 ha

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description
A forest and wetland complex consisting of two raised bogs, Sturu and Zvardes bogs, and mostly mixed forest interspersed with a few other smaller wetlands. The site is bordered to a large extent by Zvarde forests IBA in the SW part where two small lakes are included. Listed as an IBA since 2000 [1]. High protection level there is a 93.5% overlap with Zvarde restricted nature reserve, a candidate SPA.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sturu and Zvardes bogs. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.