Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code EE0040135)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since April 2004
  • Country: Estonia
  • Administrative region: Eesti (EE00)
  • Surface area: 37 km2 (3654.20 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Boreal biogeographical region
  • It protects 2 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 27 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (2)
Species group Number
Flowering Plants 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
1210 Annual vegetation of drift lines 12
1220 Perennial vegetation of stony banks 1
1630 Boreal Baltic coastal meadows 43
1640 Boreal Baltic sandy beaches with perennial vegetation 29
2110 Embryonic shifting dunes 9
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ('white dunes') 24
2130 Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation ('grey dunes') 30
2180 Wooded dunes of the Atlantic, Continental and Boreal region 94
2190 Humid dune slacks 0
4030 European dry heaths 4
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 22
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 5
6270 Fennoscandian lowland species-rich dry to mesic grasslands 47
6280 Nordic alvar and precambrian calcareous flatrocks 1
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 3
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 4
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 43
6530 Fennoscandian wooded meadows 29
7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration 1
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 1
7210 Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae 5
7230 Alkaline fens 23
9010 Western Taïga 1068
9050 Fennoscandian herb-rich forests with Picea abies 28
9070 Fennoscandian wooded pastures 60
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 208
91D0 Bog woodland 4

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
April 2004
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
November 2007
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2013
Date of Standard data form update December 2010

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100