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Location Estonia, Ida-Viru County,Lääne-Viru County
Central coordinates 26o 49.00' East  59o 16.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 5,116 ha
Altitude
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
Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola breeding  1996  75-85 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Sirtsi - EE0070104 Habitats Directive 6,056 protected area contains site 5,116  
Sirtsi - EE0070173 Birds Directive 6,712 protected area contains site 5,116  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland; Native coniferous woodland  53%
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs  27%
Shrubland   20%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 20%
nature conservation and research 98%
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sirtsi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2014

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