Zuvintas

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Zuvintas

  • Country: 
    Lithuania
  • Site number: 
    628
  • Area: 
    7,500 ha
  • Designation date: 
    04-10-1993
  • Coordinates: 
    54°28'N 23°35'E
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Overview

Zuvintas. 04/10/93; 7,500 ha; 54°28'N 023°35'E. Strict Nature Reserve. An overgrown nutrient-rich lake surrounded by reed swamps, sedge fens, raised bogs, and bogmoss pine forests. The lake and its surroundings are important breeding (20-30 pairs of Cygnus olor) and passage areas for numerous species of waterbirds and other birds. The diversity of habitats support numerous species of rare and threatened plants and animals and exhibit a high species diversity of both flora and fauna. Human activities include conservation education, a bird-ringing programme, and research. Ramsar site no. 628.

  • National legal designation: 
    • strict nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    04-10-1993

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