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Submission #268

Sun, 2013-06-30
Estonia
Mid-winter waterfowl census
1967
2013
National
Estonia
http://www.eoy.ee/en/node/283
Estonian Ornithological Society
Civil (NGO)
78
White-tailed Eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)
Regular breeder
Yes
50-80%
<20%
No
Yes
No
No
  • Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
  • Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
  • Ramsar sites
  • Areas protected by national law (national parks, protected landscape areas etc.)
No
No
Yes
1967
2013
No
Yes
1967
2013
No
No
Yes
1967
2013
No
No
Yes
1967
2013
No
No
No
No
Yes
1967
2013
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Annually
Yes
No
No
Yes
Annually
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Annually
Yes
Environmental Board (governmental)
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Wetlands International
No
No
No
2
77
>80%
6,000
Elts, J., Kuresoo, A., Leibak, E., Leito, A., Leivits, A., Lilleleht, V., Luigujõe, L., Mägi, E. et al. 2009.
Status and numbers of Estonian birds, 2003–2008. Hirundo 22, 3-32. (in Estonian with English summary)

Luigujõe, L. 2011. Midwinter waterfowl in Estonia. Eesti Loodus, 4, 24-29. (in Estonian)
Since 1995 the project is included in the Estonian national program of biological monitoring and financed by the state (currently by the Estonian Environmental Board). The budget in recent years has been ca 3800 EUR but the real cost would be ca 6000 EUR).