Luoto archipelago

Country/territory: Finland

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 17,240 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 low not assessed low
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Site description (baseline)
A large archipelago in the north-east Gulf of Bothnia supporting sandy beaches, herb-rich meadows, forested islands and less sheltered rocky islands. There are several summer cottages in the area.

Key biodiversity
An important area for island-breeding birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Luoto archipelago. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.