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Sutu bay


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 1999-2000 4,130 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Greylag Goose Anser anser LC non-breeding 1994 450 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC passage 1999 1,170 individuals B1i, C3

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

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 2,183
Sutu lahe hoiuala Limited Management Zone 2,141 protected area overlaps with site 2,095
Sutu lahe hoiuala Hoiuala 2,152 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sutu lahe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,152 protected area overlaps with site 2,095
Sutu lahe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,152 protected area overlaps with site 2,095
Nässumaa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 274 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nässuma hoiuala Hoiuala 274 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kasti lahe hoiuala Hoiuala 3,746 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kasti lahe hoiuala Limited Management Zone 3,726 protected area overlaps with site 11
Kasti lahe Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,960 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kasti lahe Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,960 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
Grassland -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sutu bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.