Tornionjoki Delta

Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Protected areas
National None International Partial444 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Pajukari-Uksei-Alkunkarinlahti).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tornionjoki Delta. Downloaded from on 18/05/2021.