Tihu Nature Reserve
|Tihu Nature Reserve|
|Area||1,399 ha (3,460 acres)|
The nature reserve encompasses two lakes, Tihu and Vanajõe, Õngu mire and an area of old-growth forest. The lakes form an important habitat for sea trout; the fish spawn in fresh water. The area is also a habitat for several unusual or threatened plants and insects, such as bog orchid, coralroot orchid, large white-faced darter and lilypad whiteface. The nature reserve is also an important habitat for the endangered European mink.
- Protected Natural Objects in Hiiumaa (PDF). Estonian Environmental Board. 2012. p. 12.
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