FI019
Karunginjärvi lake


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karunginjärvi lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.