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Location Estonia, Lääne-Viru County
Central coordinates 26o 29.00' East  59o 31.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, C3
Area 286 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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2002  6,000 individuals  unknown  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Toolse looduskaitseala Nature Reserve 512 protected area contains site 286  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea   85%
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation  9%
Shrubland   6%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research 100%
fisheries/aquaculture 85%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kunda. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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