Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 51,300 ha

Protection status:

Site description
A flat, gravel plain comprising polar desert and melt-water rivers, surrounded on three sides by glaciers and on the fourth by the polar sea.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding geese and gulls (Laridae).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kilen. Downloaded from on 26/11/2020.