Merenkurkku archipelago IBA

Location:Finland
Area:552,656 acres (223,652 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B1iv, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Dfc (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: cool summer)

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Alca torda (Razorbill)B1ii, B3, C3
Buteo lagopus (Rough-legged Hawk)B1iv
Cepphus grylle (Black Guillemot)B1ii, B2
Clangula hyemalis (Oldsquaw)A4i, B1i, C3
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)B1i, C2
Hydroprogne caspia (Caspian Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)B2, C6
Larus canus (Mew Gull)B1i, B2, C3
Larus fuscus (Lesser Black-backed Gull)B1i, B3, C3
Larus marinus (Great Black-backed Gull)B3
Melanitta fusca (White-winged Scoter)A4i, B1i, C3
Mergus merganser (Common Merganser)A4i, B1i, C3
Mergus serrator (Red-breasted Merganser)A4i, B1i, C3
Pandion haliaetus (Osprey)B2, C6
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)B1i, C2
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)B1i, B2, C3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263