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Nature park „Ogres ieleja”


Surface area (ha): 7516

Ogre valley is one of  most significant for biodiversity conservation  unregulated river valleys of Latvia. There are identified 11 habitats of EU significance, of which 5 are priority habitats. One of the few places where there are Latvian very rare habitats - wooded meadows and mixed oak, elms, ash forests of river banks. There are several rare plant species characteristic to Ogres valley, as well as many rare Latvian specially protected plant species.

Species / habitats:
Plants: Allium ursinum L., Carex ornithopoda Willd., Delphinium elatum L., Dentaria bulbifera L., Lithospermum officinale L.
Invertebrates: Ophiogomphus Cecilia, Stenocorus meridianus (L.), Unio crassus
Birds: Dendrocopos leucotos, Dendrocopos medius, Dryocopus martius, Alcedo atthis (L.)
Fennoscandian wooded meadows (6530*)
Fennoscandian natural old broad-leaved forests 9020*
Tilio-Acerion forests on slopes, screes and ravines 9180*
Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior 91E0

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