Meelva bog

Country/territory: Estonia

IBA criteria met: B1i, C2 (2003)
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Area: 2,073 ha

Eesti Ornitiliigiaühing (EOÜ)

Site description (2000 baseline)
A raised bog in eastern Estonia, with small lakes and some forest. The main economic activity is forestry.

Key biodiversity
The site is an important roosting place for migrating Grus grus in autumn.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Meelva bog. Downloaded from on 25/09/2023.