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A large, mainly nutrient-poor (oligotrophic) lake complex situated west of Päijänne lake, with 230 km of shoreline. The lake is dotted with numerous islands, some of which are large and forested, holding many rare plant species.
Also one of the best areas in continental Finland for breeding Larus fuscus fuscus (83 pairs).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kukkiajärvi lake. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/11/2019.