In the Olomouc district there is a nature reserve, with the fairytale name Kingdom.
In this protected floodplain forest you can observe ecosystems close to nature with the occurrence of typical and rare species of plants and animals. In mixed forests you will find summer oak, elm, elm, ash or narrow-leaved ash. The undergrowth is dominated by forest anemone, buttercup anemone, glandular anemone or bear garlic. In places of drying ponds, sedges thrive, specifically coastal sedges, yellow irises or flatworms. In some places it is possible to find a marsh beggar.
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Interesting facts Království
Among the critically endangered amphibians, newt, mountain newt and green tree frog live here. Over 63 species of birds nest here, of the endangered ones, the common sparrowhawk, the common sparrowhawk or the woodpecker.
The kingdom, an more than five-hundred-year-old tree, the King Oak, is also an integral part of the kingdom. No trails pass through the reservation and it is forbidden to enter here in the period from 1.4 to 30.6 and from 1.8 to 15.10.
Author: Marie Bukovinská