Tornionjoki Delta

Country/territory: Finland

IBA criteria met: B1i, C3 (2000)
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Area: 526 ha

IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2010 low favourable low
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Site description (baseline)
The Tornio river delta encompasses forested islands, rocky islets, shoreline vegetation and brackish water.

Key biodiversity
An important staging area in spring for Mergus merganser. Additionally, it is perhaps the best area for moulting wildfowl in the Lappi district.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Tornionjoki Delta. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.