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A large complex of adjacent mire conservation areas to the south-east of Kittilä settlement. The area supports aapa mires characteristic of the Peräpohjola zone. Old-growth forests with large numbers of both very old (over 200 years) and dead (both standing and fallen) trees are present.
An important area for boreal avifauna.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South-eastern Kittilä mires. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/10/2019.