Sites - Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBAs)
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Finland, Lapin lääni
23o 59.00' East 66o 2.00' North
A4i, B1i, C2
Year of IBA assessment
Site description A 1-km-wide, quiet, lake-like section of the Tornio river, near its mouth.
Key Biodiversity One of the most important staging areas for Cygnus cygnus in Finland. The area is less important as a breeding ground, with only a small number of birds breeding on some herb-rich, bushy islands on the river.