Kitsissut Avalliit (Ydre Kitsissut)

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A group of small, low-lying, rocky offshore islands with sparse vegetation. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
Other breeding auks include Uria aalge, Cepphus grylle and Fratercula arctica.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Egg-collecting is a problem.

Protected areas
National Partial International PartialIBA overlaps with Breeding Reserve for Birds. IBA overlaps with Ramsar Site (Kitsissut Avalliit).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kitsissut Avalliit (Ydre Kitsissut). Downloaded from on 03/10/2023.