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Rieger's Path


Jizera and Kamenice Valleys are included among the sites of European importance of Natura 2000 network of protected areas within the Member States of the European Union, created in accordance with uniform principles in order to ensure the protection of those species of animals, plants and habitat types that are the most valuable, the most endangered, rare their occurrence or limited to a certain area (endemic).

European bullhead (Cottus gobio), photo by J.Hlásek

Bottom clear mountain streams and rivers live bullhead, small fish is completely dwarf gas bladder, moving along the bottom typical underlings. In Jizera is also doing well overall and rainbow trout, rarely occur and eel and river lamprey. The flow of the river and surrounding are bound salamander, Grass Snake, Toad, then the birds kingfisher, dipper, white wagtail and from mammals need rejsec water. In recent years, the Bítouchov also appears black stork.

Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis)

In the meadows on the edge of Rieger trails meet Otakarka fennel, in a sunny position on stony hillsides Lizard, Slow fragile snail lives on the rocks hrotice. Forests on the slopes of the valleys inhabited as nuthatch, black woodpecker, wren, bunny fiery, Blackcap, Chiffchaff accentor blue or forest. The forest birds were observed forest hawk, barred owl, wood pigeon and Spotted Flycatcher, the area also zalétají kestrel, eagle owl and raven. Among the inhabitants of forests we find a representative mammals, such as Mixers shrub, red fox and roe deer.

Red fox (Vulpes vulpes)

GPS position

N 50° 37.652', E 15° 18.279'



Geopark UNESCO Český ráj
Jiří Vlasák