Western part of Germania land

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC breeding 1988 common A3
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC non-breeding 1988 7,000 individuals A4i, B1i
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis VU breeding 1988 common A3
King Eider Somateria spectabilis LC breeding 1988 common A3
Sanderling Calidris alba LC breeding 1988 common A3
Red Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius LC breeding 1988 frequent A3
Long-tailed Jaeger Stercorarius longicaudus LC breeding 1988 common A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
North-East Greenland UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 97,200,000 protected area contains site 0
Nationalparken i Nord- og Østgrønland National Park 97,200,000 protected area contains site 100,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Tundra -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western part of Germania land. Downloaded from on 23/03/2023.