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Location Estonia, Saare County
Central coordinates 22o 58.00' East  58o 30.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, C3, C6
Area 2,364 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
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus breeding  2003  2 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Gadwall Mareca strepera passage  2002  550 individuals  unknown  B1i, C3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  64%
Shrubland   22%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  12%
Grassland   2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 2%
forestry 65%
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
nature conservation and research 99%
hunting -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Koigi. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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