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Location Latvia, Cesis district,Limbazi district,Valmiera district
Central coordinates 25o 2.00' East  57o 32.00' North
IBA criteria C3
Area 4,007 ha
Altitude 75 - 105m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Latvijas Ornitologijas Biedriba

Site description A complex of wetlands (open raised bogs with elements of transition mire or fen, and lakes) and predominantly mixed and deciduous forests. Listed as an IBA since 1994 [5, 6, 1]. High protection level: there is a 91.6% overlap with Augstroze restricted nature reserve, a candidate SPA.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  1994-2004  1,000-5,000 individuals  unknown  C3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Augstroze Restricted Nature Territory 3,687 protected area overlaps with site 3,670  
Augstroze - LV0000110 Birds Directive 3,687 protected area contained by site 3,687  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  37%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs; Standing freshwater  39%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  4%
Shrubland Scrub  20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
urban/industrial/transport minor
tourism/recreation minor
forestry 30%
hunting minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Augstroze. Downloaded from on 28/04/2015

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