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

2019-12

1.6 Respondent:

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

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site classified as SPA:2004-05
National legal reference of SPA designationhttp://www.likumi.lv/doc.php?id=22697
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:http://www.likumi.lv/doc.php?id=22697

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:26.389800
Latitude:56.870300

2.2 Area [ha]

10788.1100

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km] (optional):


No information provided

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
3260  info      17.03  0.00       
6210  info      4.98  0.00       
6230  info      7.46  0.00       
6270  info      505.68  0.00       
6410  info      327.69  0.00       
6430  info      3.26  0.00       
6450  info      606.13  0.00       
6510  info      165.39  0.00       
6530  info      37.88  0.00 
9010  info      330.87  0.00 
9020  info      296.13  0.00 
9050  info      71.61  0.00       
9080  info      77.5  0.00 
91D0  info      0.51  0.00     
91E0  info      74.95  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    24530  26980 
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      DD 
F1163Cottus gobio      DD 
BA122Crex crex    200  250   
I1086Cucujus cinnaberinus      grids1x1  DD 
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      DD 
BA338Lanius collurio    45  55   
BA246Lullula arborea    10   
BA272Luscinia svecica     
M1355Lutra lutra   
I1037Ophiogomphus cecilia             
I5378Osmoderma barnabita      grids1x1 
BA072Pernis apivorus    10   
BA151Philomachus pugnax     
BA151Philomachus pugnax      DD 
BA241Picoides tridactylus    10  20   
BA234Picus canus    15   
BA120Porzana parva     
BA119Porzana porzana     
BA220Strix uralensis    10   
BA409Tetrao tetrix tetrix    50  75   
I1032Unio crassus    1500  14000 
M1354Ursus arctos      DD     
  • 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 hellerianum                 
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             
Jungermannia 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             
1326Plecotus auritus           
1213Rana temporaria                     
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]
MA02.03i
HA03.03i
MA11i
MB07i
MH01.08b
MI01i
HJ02.01i
HJ02.05.02i
HK02.01i
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
XX-

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

4.4 Ownership (optional)


No information provided

4.5 Documentation (optional)


No information provided

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level (optional):

Code Cover [%]
LV03100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites (optional):

Designated at national or regional level:

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

5.3 Site designation (optional)


No information provided

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Nature Conservation Agency
Address:
Email:pasts@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
X
No

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