LV047
Zalve forest


Country/territory: Latvia

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 7,377 ha

Protection status:

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description
Part of an extensive forest area, the site comprises partly drained stands of mixed and deciduous forest, with a significant proportion of oak Quercus and other hardwood trees. There are several small raised bogs, and two unregulated rivers and their streams run through the area.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for breeding Aquila pomarina.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Zalve forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2020.