LV008
Uzava meadows


Country/territory: Latvia

IBA Criteria met: C1 (2004)
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Area: 688 ha

Protection status:

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description
The least degraded part of Uzava river flood-plain comprising significant areas of natural meadows. The site is surrounded by forests, and borders a flood-plain considerably affected by canalisation and arable farming further downstream. Listed as an IBA since 2000 [2, 1]. Fully protected: there is a 100% overlap with the newly designated Uzavas augstece restricted nature reserve, a candidate SPA.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Uzava meadows. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.