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Location Estonia, Jõgeva County,Tartu County
Central coordinates 26o 42.00' East  58o 34.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, C3, C6
Area 3,733 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
Bean Goose Anser fabalis passage  2000-2003  3,000 individuals  unknown  B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena breeding  2002  53-60 breeding pairs  unknown  B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris breeding  2002  4-7 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 
Black Tern Chlidonias niger breeding  2002  50-75 breeding pairs  unknown  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Vooremaa - EE0080171 Birds Directive 3,733 is identical to site 3,733  
Vooremaa järvede - EE0080110 Habitats Directive 2,099 protected area overlaps with site 1,657  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater; Water fringe vegetation  30%
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  38%
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland; Mixed woodland  20%
Grassland   11%
Shrubland   1%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture 45%
fisheries/aquaculture 20%
nature conservation and research 100%
urban/industrial/transport 2%
hunting -
tourism/recreation -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vooremaa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/07/2014

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