Vaindloo island

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
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 2002 140-150 breeding pairs C6
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea LC breeding 2002 140-150 breeding pairs C6

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vaindloo hoiuala Hoiuala 76 is identical to site 0
Vaindloo hiidrahn Kaitstav looduse √ľksikobjekt 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vaindloo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 76 is identical to site 52


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vaindloo island. Downloaded from on 29/07/2021.