Suurenaukeansuo - Isosuo Mires and Lake Pohjalampi

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Suurenaukeansuo - Isosuo Mires and Lake Pohjalampi

  • Country: 
    Finland
  • Site number: 
    1534
  • Area: 
    1,640 ha
  • Designation date: 
    02-02-2004
  • Coordinates: 
    62°11'N 27°04'E
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Overview

Suurenaukeansuo - Isosuo Mires and Lake Pohjalampi. 02/02/04; Eastern Finland; 1,640 ha; 62°10'N 027°03'E. Natura 2000 SPA, SCI, Mire Conservation and WHCP. The site represents the mire vegetation region of eccentric bogs and Sphagnum fuscum bogs. It is composed mainly of oligotrophic pine bogs and poor fens, including several Sphagnum fuscum-type raised bogs with diverse and representative vegetation. The mires are restricted to the unmodified River Naarajoki with rich alluvial meadows and dense growths of Yellow Flag. Pohjalampi is a small lake in the south, characterized by extensive growths of water horsetail and sedge meadows on shores. About eleven species of the EU Birds Directive Annex I breed in the area, including Black-throated Diver, Slavonian Grebe, Osprey, Golden Plover and Wood Sandpiper. The site also provides habitat for the lynx and otter as well as the dragonfly species Ophiogomphus cecilia. Drainage ditches have diminished the natural condition of mires in eastern parts. Overall there are no significant land use activities or visitors, which raises the site's value as an undisturbed place for wildlife. Ramsar site no. 1534. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Administrative region: 
Eastern Finland

  • National legal designation: 
    • Waterfowl Habitat Conservation Programme
    • Private Protected Areas
    • Mire Conservation Programme
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2005

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