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Location Estonia, Võru County
Central coordinates 27o 2.00' East  57o 44.00' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 16,903 ha
Year of IBA assessment 2003

Eesti Ornitiliigiaühing (EOÜ)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  2002  40-70 breeding pairs  unknown  A1, C1  Least Concern 
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum breeding  2002  3-10 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis breeding  2002  2-5 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  57%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  40%
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater  1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 40%
forestry 55%
fisheries/aquaculture 1%
nature conservation and research 100%
hunting -
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Haanja. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

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