IBA criteria met: B1i, C3 (2000)
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Area: 526 ha
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Site description (baseline)
The Tornio river delta encompasses forested islands, rocky islets, shoreline vegetation and brackish water.
An important staging area in spring for Mergus merganser. Additionally, it is perhaps the best area for moulting wildfowl in the Lappi district.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tornionjoki Delta. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/1357 on 05/06/2023.