A 1-km-wide, quiet, lake-like section of the Tornio river, near its mouth.
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.
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BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karunginjärvi lake. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2022.