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Location Greenland (to Denmark), Avanersuaq
Central coordinates 70o 4.00' West  76o 30.00' North
IBA criteria B1i
Area 5 ha
Altitude 0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Site description Small, low-lying islands. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Common Eider Somateria mollissima breeding  1988  1,000 breeding pairs  B1i  Near Threatened 

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
other -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Qeqertaarsuit (Ederfugleøer). Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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