Database release:
SDF
NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

C

1.2 Site code

LV0304200

1.3 Site name

Kuja

1.4 First Compilation date

2003-11

1.5 Update date

2012-09

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Nature Conservation Agency
Address:               
Email:daba@daba.gov.lv

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2004-05
National legal reference of SPA designation No data
Date site proposed as SCI:2004-05
Date site confirmed as SCI:2004-05
Date site designated as SAC:2004-05
National legal reference of SAC designation: No data

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:26.389700
Latitude:56.870300

2.2 Area [ha]

10788.0000

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
LV00Latvija

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Boreal (0.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
3150  info      2.5  0.00       
3260  info      0.00       
6410  info      4.54  0.00       
6430  info      191  0.00       
6450  info      22.8  0.00       
6530  info      43  0.00 
9010  info      57  0.00 
9020  info      131  0.00 
9080  info      17  0.00 
91D0  info      0.031  0.00     
91E0  info      0.00 
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

3.2 Species referred to in Article 4 of Directive 2009/147/EC and listed in Annex II of Directive 92/43/EEC and site evaluation for them

Species Population in the site Site assessment
G Code Scientific Name S NP T Size Unit Cat. D.qual. A|B|C|D A|B|C
      MinMax  Pop.Con.Iso.Glo.
BA223Aegolius funereus    11     
P1939Agrimonia pilosa       
BA229Alcedo atthis       
BA091Aquila chrysaetos       
BA089Aquila pomarina    24  31     
BA222Asio flammeus       
BA104Bonasa bonasia    20  50     
BA224Caprimulgus europaeus    10     
BA031Ciconia ciconia    10  20     
BA030Ciconia nigra       
BA081Circus aeruginosus       
BA082Circus cyaneus       
BA084Circus pygargus       
F1149Cobitis taenia       
F1163Cottus gobio       
BA122Crex crex    200  250     
BA038Cygnus cygnus    20     
BA239Dendrocopos leucotos    10  20     
BA238Dendrocopos medius    10     
BA236Dryocopus martius    10     
BA320Ficedula parva    50     
BA154Gallinago media    10     
BA217Glaucidium passerinum    10     
BA127Grus grus    10     
F1096Lampetra planeri       
BA338Lanius collurio    45  55     
BA246Lullula arborea    10     
BA272Luscinia svecica       
M1355Lutra lutra       
I1037Ophiogomphus cecilia               
I1084Osmoderma eremita    15     
BA072Pernis apivorus    10     
BA151Philomachus pugnax       
BA151Philomachus pugnax       
BA241Picoides tridactylus    10  20     
BA234Picus canus    15     
BA120Porzana parva       
BA119Porzana porzana       
BA220Strix uralensis    10     
BA409Tetrao tetrix tetrix    50  75     
I1032Unio crassus    300  2100     
M1354Ursus arctos       
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, I = Invertebrates, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Type: p = permanent, r = reproducing, c = concentration, w = wintering (for plant and non-migratory species use permanent)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the Standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting (see reference portal)
  • Abundance categories (Cat.): C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present - to fill if data are deficient (DD) or in addition to population size information
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation); VP = 'Very poor' (use this category only, if not even a rough estimation of the population size can be made, in this case the fields for population size can remain empty, but the field "Abundance categories" has to be filled in)

3.3 Other important species of flora and fauna (optional)

Species

Population in the site

Motivation

Group CODE Scientific Name S NP Size Unit Cat. Species Annex Other categories
     MinMax C|R|V|PIVVABCD
Aglia tau                 
Allium ursinum               
Anastrophyllum helerianum                 
Ancylus fluviatilis                 
Apatura ilia                 
Apatura iris                 
Bazzania trilobata                 
Callimorpha dominula                 
Canis lupus                 
Carex atherodes               
Castor fiber               
Ceruchus chrysomelinus                 
A113Coturnix coturnix                 
Dactylorhiza baltica               
Dactylorhiza fuchsii               
Dactylorhiza incarnata               
1313Eptesicus nilssonii                 
Gladiolus imbricatus               
Jungermania leiantha                 
A340Lanius excubitor               
Lejeunea cavifolia                 
1334Lepus timidus                 
Limenitis camilla                 
Limenitis populi                 
5104Lycopodium annotinum                 
Lynx lynx                 
1357Martes martes                 
Necydalis major                 
Odontoschisma denudatum                 
Orchis mascula               
Peltis grossa                 
1317Pipistrellus nathusii                 
Platanthera chlorantha               
Plecotus auritus                 
Ruthenica filograna                 
Semblis phalaenoides                 
Stenocorus meridianus                 
1332Vespertilio murinus                 
  • Group: A = Amphibians, B = Birds, F = Fish, Fu = Fungi, I = Invertebrates, L = Lichens, M = Mammals, P = Plants, R = Reptiles
  • CODE: for Birds, Annex IV and V species the code as provided in the reference portal should be used in addition to the scientific name
  • S: in case that the data on species are sensitive and therefore have to be blocked for any public access enter: yes
  • NP: in case that a species is no longer present in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Unit: i = individuals, p = pairs or other units according to the standard list of population units and codes in accordance with Article 12 and 17 reporting, (see reference portal)
  • Cat.: Abundance categories: C = common, R = rare, V = very rare, P = present
  • Motivation categories: IV, V: Annex Species (Habitats Directive), A: National Red List data; B: Endemics; C: International Conventions; D: other reasons

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N083.00
N1017.00
N125.00
N1438.00
N153.00
N1611.00
N172.00
N1921.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Site includes agricultural lands, scattered farmsteads, Kuja River with alluvial forests and mixed broad-leaved forests. Also wooded meadows, mixed and coniferous forests and black alder swamps are found.

4.2 Quality and importance

Qualifying features are 9010* Western taiga, 9020* Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests rich in epiphytes, 91E0* Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior and 6530* Wooded meadows. Qualifying species are Agrimonia pilosa, Osmoderma eremita and Unio crassus. Holds highly diverse bird fauna (32 Annex I species). The most important species are Lesser Spotted Eagle Aquila pomarina (38-40 pairs, the highest known breeding density in the entire species range), Great Snipe Gallinago media (at least 10-15 p), Little Crake Porzana parva and Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus (0-2 p).

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
Mi
Mi
Mi
Mi
Lo
Li
Lo
Hi
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
Mi
Mi
Mi
Li
Li
Mo
Lo

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
LV03100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
LV03Kuja=100.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Kuja=100.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Nature Conservation Agency
Address:
Email:daba@daba.gov.lv

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Dabas parka Kuja dabas aizsardzibas plans
Link: http://www.daba.gov.lv/public/lat/iadt/dabas_parki/kuja/

No, but in preparation
No

6.3 Conservation measures (optional)

The site management plan was approved in 2008.

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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INSPIRE ID:LV0304200
Map delivered as PDF in electronic format (optional)
Yes
No

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