Rietavo miškai

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code LTPLU0010)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2005
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Administrative region: Lietuva (LT00)
  • Surface area: 303 km2 (30342.52 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Boreal biogeographical region
  • It protects 5 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 21 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (5)
Species group Number
Invertebrates 4
Mammals 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 10.3
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 52.4
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 12.4
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 105.6
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 10.9
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 6.5
6450 Northern boreal alluvial meadows 54.5
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 40.9
7110 Active raised bogs 935.5
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 2.1
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 18.9
7150 Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion 5.3
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 0.5
9010 Western Taïga 419.4
9020 Fennoscandian hemiboreal natural old broad-leaved deciduous forests Quercus, Tilia, Acer, Fraxinus or Ulmus) rich in epiphytes 5.3
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 106.3
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 498.7
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 132.2
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 1.8
91D0 Bog woodland 975.2
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 199.8

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
May 2005
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date of Standard data form update March 2021

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