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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.

Key Biodiversity The site also holds small numbers of breeding Alca torda and Fratercula arctica. Uria lomvia no longer breeds at the site.

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  Near Threatened 


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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Kingittuarsuk III. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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