IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 10,318 ha
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An extensive area of aapa mire in central Lapland, close to the Russian border. The peatland is bisected by numerous rivers and rivulets, which are bordered by Picea abies swamps and mire meadows. Areas of coniferous boreal forests are relatively scarce.
An important area for boreal avifauna.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Joutsenaapa-Kaita-aapa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/03/2023.