Tornionjoki Delta

Country/territory: Finland

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

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
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 Areas factsheet: Tornionjoki Delta. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.