Bog eye (kolk)

English name: Bog eye (kolk)

Description (English)

Large pools or lakes occurring near the centre of central European raised bogs, often with relatively firm, steep banks colonized by trees or scrub forming a ring of woodland.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C1.461
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (C1.4)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 51.131 Bog eye (kolk) source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C1.461 Bog eye (kolk) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C1.461 Bog eye (kolk) same
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