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Location Estonia, Ida-Viru County
Central coordinates 27o 44.00' East  59o 2.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 1,197 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
Great Snipe Gallinago media breeding  1997-2000  10-15 males only  unknown  C6  Near Threatened 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland   40%
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs; Rivers and streams  30%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  15%
Grassland   13%
Artificial - terrestrial   2%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 15%
forestry 35%
fisheries/aquaculture 5%
nature conservation and research 99%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Struuga floodplain. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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