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Location Estonia, Lääne-Viru County
Central coordinates 26o 22.00' East  59o 49.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 52 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
Common Tern Sterna hirundo breeding  2002  140-150 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea breeding  2002  140-150 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Vaindloo - EE0060270 Birds Directive 76 protected area contains site 52  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea   88%
Wetlands (inland)   12%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vaindloo island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2014

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