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Mullutu


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2003

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC passage 1991-1999 920 individuals B1i, C3
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula LC passage 1997 3,000 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC passage 1991-1996 800-2,800 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC passage 1997 20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Horned Grebe Podiceps auritus VU breeding 1991-1999 3-10 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1994 1,100 individuals B1i, C2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1991-1999 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1991-1999 10-20 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
West Estonian Archipelago UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,560,000 protected area contains site 6,801
Nasva püsielupaik Species Protection Site 29 protected area overlaps with site 21
Mullutu-Loode hoiuala Limited Management Zone 5,194 protected area overlaps with site 4,948
Mullutu-Loode Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,787 protected area contained by site 5,787
Mullutu-Loode Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,666 protected area contained by site 6,534
Mullutu püsielupaik Species Protection Site 13 protected area contained by site 13
Loodenina rand Nature Reserve 170 protected area contained by site 170
Loode tammik Nature Reserve 56 protected area contained by site 56
Linnulaht Nature Reserve 284 protected area overlaps with site 269
Kuressaare lahe hoiuala Limited Management Zone 769 protected area contained by site 769

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation, Standing freshwater -
Sea -
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mullutu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2020.