Species found in the Baltic Ecoregion

Coastal Plants

  • Baltic marsh orchid - Dactylorhiza baltica
  • Purple milk vetch - Astragalus danicus
  • Salt marsh rush - Juncus gerardii

Mammals

  • Otter - Lutra lutra
  • Ringed seal - Phoca hispida botnica
  • Harbour porpoise - Phocoena phocoena
  • Grey seal - Haliceoerus grypus
  • Common seal - Phoca vitulina
  • Flying squirrel - Pteromys volans

Fish

  • Wild salmon - Salmo salar
  • Cod - Gadus morhua
  • Herring - Clupea harengus and Clupea harengus membras
  • Hornfish- Belone belone
  • Sprat - Sprattus sprattus
  • Asp - Aspius aspius

Birds

  • White-tailed sea eagle - Haliaeetus albicilla
  • Common eider - Somateria mollissima
  • Migrating goose
  • White stork - Ciconia ciconia
  • Black stork - Ciconia nigra
  • Caspian tern - Sterna caspia
  • Baltic Dunlin - Calidris alpina schinzii
  • Long-tailed duck - Clangula hyemalis
  • White-tailed sea eagle - Haliaeetus albicilla
  • Kingfisher - Alcedo atthis
  • Crane - Grus grus
  • White-backed woodpecker - Dendrocopos leucotos
  • Osprey - Pandion haliaetus
  • Great snipe - Gallinago media
  • Ruff - Philomachus pugnax
  • Corncrake - Crex crex
  • Aquatic warbler - Acrocephalus paludicola
  • Little tern - Sterna albifrons
  • Black-tailed godwit - Limosa limosa
  • Lesser black-backed gull - Larus fuscus
  • Stellers eider - Polysticta stelleri

Invertebrates

  • Apollo butterfly - Parnasius apollo
  • Freshwater pearl-mussel - Margaritifera margaritifera
  • Blue mussel - Mytilus edulis

Amphibians

  • Green toad - Bufu viridis
  • Crested newt - Triturus cristatus
  • Marsh frog - Rana ridibunda
  • Natterjack toad - Bufo calamita
  • Fire bellied toad - Bombina bombina
  • European tree frog - Hyla arborea
  • Spadefoot toad - Pelobates fuscus
  • Agile frog - Rana dalmatina
  • Edible frog - Rana esculenta
  • Pool frog - Rana lessonae
  • Common toad - Bufo bufo
  • Moor frog - Rana arvalis
  • Common frog -Rana temporaria  

Marine plants

  • Eelgrass - Zostera marina
  • Bladder wrack - Fucus vesiculosus
  • Charophytes - Charophyta
  • Thin leaved pondweed - Potamogeton sp
White stork (Ciconia ciconia) / ©: WWF-Canon / Fred F. Hazelhoff
© WWF-Canon / Fred F. Hazelhoff
Edible frog (Rana esculenta) / ©: WWF / Frédy MERCAY
© WWF / Frédy MERCAY

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