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Location Estonia, Viljandi County
Central coordinates 25o 47.00' East  58o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A4i, B1i, C3
Area 2,319 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  1997-1998  7,000 individuals  unknown  A4i, B1i, C3  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland   25%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  42%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Raised bogs; Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  33%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 10%
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
nature conservation and research 92%

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