IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 10,023 ha
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Site description (baseline)
A large wilderness area just north of Koitere lake, with mires, more-or-less natural boreal forest and waterways. The mires lie at the junction of the raised bogs of inner Finland and the Pohjanmaa aapa mires. Tourism is evident, especially in summer, with several camping areas, a long network of tracks and board-walks, look-out towers and other facilities. A few roads traverse the area.
An important breeding area for boreal birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Patvinsuo National Park. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1325 on 04/06/2023.