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Location Estonia, Harju County,Järva County,Rapla County
Central coordinates 25o 7.00' East  58o 58.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 19,898 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  1995-2001  2 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  2000-2003  4 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  47%
Shrubland   24%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs  26%
Artificial - terrestrial   3%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 4%
forestry 45%
nature conservation and research 87%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kõnnumaa-Väätsa. Downloaded from on 28/10/2016

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