A peninsula on the north-western coast of Saaremaa island, surrounded by a shallow (<20 m) sea with shallow (4 m) bays. There are many small lakes, forest, sand-dunes, coastal meadows and grasslands. The primary land-uses are fishing, and grazing of sheep and cattle.
The area is important for several waterbird species, notably Polysticta stelleri.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tagamõisa peninsula. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/11/2019.