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Location Greenland (to Denmark), Avanersuaq
Central coordinates 70o 13.00' West  76o 28.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 15 ha
Altitude 0 - 55m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description A small rocky island with associated sea cliffs.

Key Biodiversity The site also holds breeding Fratercula arctica (50 pairs, 1988).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Eider Somateria mollissima breeding  1988  400 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)
not utilised 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Dalrymple Rock. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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