Lanškroun Pond Nature Park

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Location
49°55'12"N
016°34'12"E
Country
 Czech Republic
Categories
  • Nature
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Lanškroun Pond Nature Park is a nature reserve around the area of Lanškroun in the Ústí nad Orlicí District, Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. Encompassing 243 ha, the park was established in 1990 as a place for relaxation and sports activities, and also for biological and aesthetic preservation. Olšový, Pšeničkův, Slunečný and Plockův are the most important ponds, providing quiet spots for fishing. The area of Lanškroun Ponds is an important nesting place for migratory birds. The common snipe, little bittern, white and black stork, water rail, osprey, great reed warbler and many duck species are among the endangered birds who nest in the area. The area is also home to European crayfish, alpine newt, European and green toad, European tree frog and other species of amphibians. The flora is typical for damp areas and includes the yellow iris, white water lilly, western marsh orchid, spring snowflake and other species.
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