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Agusalu


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2003 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 2002 65 males C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2003).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
VEP nr.E00018 Woodland key habitat 2 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.E00017 Woodland key habitat 2 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.E00016 Woodland key habitat 2 protected area overlaps with site 0
VEP nr.103037 Woodland key habitat 1 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.103031 Woodland key habitat 1 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.103011 Woodland key habitat 2 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.103004 Võtmebiotoop ehk vääriselupaik 1 protected area contained by site 0
Jõuga MKA, Kõnnu skv. Managed conservation zone of protected landscape 131 protected area contained by site 0
Jõuga MKA, Kõnnu pv. Limited management zone of protected landscape 52 protected area contained by site 0
Jõuga maastikukaitseala Protected landscape (nature park) 304 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu looduskaitseala Looduskaitseala 11,062 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu LKA, Valgesoo skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 226 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Väleda pv. Looduskaitseala piiranguvöönd 178 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Tuusna pv. Looduskaitseala piiranguvöönd 266 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Sinoi-Kiiseli skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 3,353 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu LKA, Repna skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 669 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Remniku skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 801 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu LKA, Liivaküla skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 109 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu LKA, Kullamäe skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 303 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Kuivassaare-Kassisaare skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 737 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Kamarna pv. Looduskaitseala piiranguvöönd 368 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu LKA, Järvekalda oja skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 113 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Imatu skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 1,323 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu LKA, Heinasoo skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 1,030 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu LKA, Feodorisoo skv. Looduskaitseala looduslik sihtkaitsevöönd 1,516 protected area contained by site 0
Agusalu Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 11,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Agusalu Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,014 protected area overlaps with site 11,509
Agusalu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,014 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Mixed woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Wetlands (inland) Fens, transition mires and springs, Raised bogs -
Shrubland -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Agusalu. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/agusalu-iba-estonia on 28/02/2024.