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Kõrgessaare-Mudaste coast


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
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC passage 1991-2000 5,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2

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 4,961
VEP nr.L01555 Võtmebiotoop ehk vääriselupaik 4 protected area overlaps with site 0
VEP nr.L01554 Woodland key habitat 0 protected area is adjacent to site 0
VEP nr.120023 Võtmebiotoop ehk vääriselupaik 5 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.120022 Võtmebiotoop ehk vääriselupaik 5 protected area contained by site 0
VEP nr.120021 Võtmebiotoop ehk vääriselupaik 1 protected area contained by site 0
Pihla-Kurisu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 277 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Paope looduskaitseala Looduskaitseala 2,227 protected area overlaps with site 1,949
Paope LKA, Riida skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 124 protected area contained by site 0
Paope LKA, Paope skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 1,711 protected area overlaps with site 0
Paope LKA, Paope pv. Looduskaitseala piiranguvöönd 97 protected area contained by site 0
Paope LKA, Armioja skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 294 protected area overlaps with site 0
Paope Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,243 protected area overlaps with site 1,951
Kõrgessaare-Mudaste hoiuala Hoiuala 2,871 protected area contained by site 0
Kõrgessaare-Mudaste hoiuala Limited Management Zone 2,856 protected area contained by site 2,856
Kõrgessaare-Mudaste Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,900 protected area contained by site 2,884
Kõrgessaare-Mudaste Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,127 protected area overlaps with site 4,961
Kõrgessaare looduskaitseala Looduskaitseala 70 protected area overlaps with site 28
Kõrgessaare LKA, Kõrgessaare skv. Looduskaitseala hooldatav sihtkaitsevöönd 30 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hiiu Madala Baltic Sea Protected Area (HELCOM) 9,600 protected area overlaps with site 4,631

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
Sea -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kõrgessaare-Mudaste coast. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2021.