Year of compilation: 2000
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.
Partial444 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Pajukari-Uksei-Alkunkarinlahti).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tornionjoki Delta. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 18/05/2021.