Country/territory: Estonia

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2003)
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Area: 7,636 ha

Protection status:

Eesti Ornitiliigiaühing (EOÜ)

Site description
A large raised bog with pools in western Estonia. There is practically no exploitative land-use.

Key biodiversity
The bog is an important roosting place in autumn for migrating Grus grus, and a good diversity of mire and forest species breed.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marimetsa-Õmma. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.