Some moments from my recent visit to lake Kaņieris located close to sea and not far Riga, capital of Latvia. Lake Kaņieris is one of the richest lakes in Latvia for bird and fish.

It formed as an ancient sea lagoon left inland, which remained here after deviation of the Lithorina sea.  [..] The lake is shallow, the average depth of it is less than one metre, the bed is covered by Charophytes in large areas. Shrubs of reeds and great Fen-sedge are the characteristic elements of the lake

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