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Discover the natural beauty of Viešvilė State Nature Reserve, a key ecological site in Lithuania. As part of the European "Natura 2000" network and recognized by the Ramsar Convention, this reserve showcases significant wetlands. Take a stroll along the Viešvilė River within the reserve, and experience nature in its purest form.
Discover the natural beauty of Viešvilė State Nature Reserve, a key ecological site in Lithuania. As part of the European "Natura 2000" network and recognized by the Ramsar Convention, this reserve showcases significant wetlands. Take a stroll along the Viešvilė River within the reserve, and experience nature in its purest form.

Explore the vast Artosios and Gličio peatlands, which make up 60% of the reserve. As you walk through, keep an eye out for unique plant life and insects like the Schneider's jewel beetle. The reserve hosts a remarkable range of biodiversity, including 1110 species of fungi, 1004 plant species, and 3560 (mostly invertebrate) animal species.

For bird enthusiasts, this is a real haven. The reservation seasonally attracts 148 different bird species, some of which are endangered. Meanwhile, the ongoing conservation efforts to support the capercaillie bird population give tourists a glimpse into active wildlife management.

For an experience rich in natural wonders and activities, Viešvilė State Nature Reserve is an ideal destination.

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