IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC resident 1995 50-100 breeding pairs B2
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus LC breeding 1995 40-70 breeding pairs B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low near favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Perisoreus infaustus Siberian Jay 50 40 breeding pairs 80 near favourable
Loxia pytyopsittacus Parrot Crossbill 40 40 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Isosuon-Kivisuon soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 1,359 protected area overlaps with site 1,356
Isosuo - Kivisuo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,590 protected area overlaps with site 0
Isosuo - Kivisuo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,590 protected area overlaps with site 1,351
Hyöteikönsuon soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 983 protected area is adjacent to site 0
HOIKANJOEN MYLLYPASTAN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
Etelä-Kuusamon suojeluvedet Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 604 protected area overlaps with site 0
ETELÄ-KUUSAMON METSIEN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 10 protected area overlaps with site 0
Etelä-Kuusamon metsät Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,368 protected area overlaps with site 4,133
Etelä-Kuusamon metsät Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,368 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pajupuronsuo-Isosuo-Kivisuo. Downloaded from on 09/12/2022.