FI008
Maltio fjelds


Country/territory: Finland

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 29,574 ha

Protection status:

BirdLife SUOMI-FINLAND
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low favourable low
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Site description
A wilderness area comprising three adjacent fjelds in central Lapland. The landscape is very diverse, supporting large aapa mires, natural and very old boreal forests, stony hill-slope forests, numerous streams with small valleys and treeless mountain heath.

Key biodiversity
An important area for boreal avifauna.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maltio fjelds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/09/2019.