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Location Greenland (to Denmark), Upernavik
Central coordinates 56o 49.00' West  73o 15.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 5 ha
Altitude 0 - 70m
Year of IBA assessment 2000





Site description A small rocky island.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Eider Somateria mollissima breeding  1987  200 breeding pairs  B1i  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kingittuarsuk III. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2014

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