IBA Justification

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population at site IBA criteria triggered
Siberian Jay Perisoreus infaustus LC resident 1995 50-100 breeding pairs B2
Parrot Crossbill Loxia pytyopsittacus LC breeding 1995 40-70 breeding pairs B3

Note: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

For more information about the IBA criteria, please click here

IBA Conservation

IBA conservation status - summary
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 low near favourable low
Was the whole site assessed? yes Condition (state) assessed by population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of the site (state), by species
Scientific name Common name Reference population Actual population Units % of population remaining Result
Perisoreus infaustus Siberian Jay 50 40 breeding pairs 80 near favourable
Loxia pytyopsittacus Parrot Crossbill 40 40 breeding pairs 100 favourable

Conservation actions taken at the site (response)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Isosuon-Kivisuon soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 1,359 protected area overlaps with site 1,356
Isosuo - Kivisuo Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,590 protected area overlaps with site 1,351
Isosuo - Kivisuo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,590 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hyöteikönsuon soidensuojelualue Soidensuojelualue 983 protected area is adjacent to site 0
HOIKANJOEN MYLLYPASTAN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 1 protected area contained by site 0
Etelä-Kuusamon suojeluvedet Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 604 protected area overlaps with site 0
ETELÄ-KUUSAMON METSIEN LUONNONSUOJELUALUE Yksityinen luonnonsuojelualue 10 protected area overlaps with site 0
Etelä-Kuusamon metsät Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,368 protected area overlaps with site 4,133
Etelä-Kuusamon metsät Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,368 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Raised bogs -
For further information about the IUCN habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
For further information about the land-use classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pajupuronsuo-Isosuo-Kivisuo. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.