IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C7 (2000)
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Area: 5,793 ha
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Site description (baseline)
A mosaic of aapa mires and old-growth forests, with numerous lakes, ponds and rivers in southern Kuusamo. The forests hold very old trees and large amounts of both standing and fallen dead wood. The area has mostly remained untouched by human activities.
An important breeding area for boreal birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pajupuronsuo-Isosuo-Kivisuo. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1348 on 29/05/2023.