Eqalummiut Nunaat-Nassuttuup Nunaa

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
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC non-breeding 1992 1,150 individuals B1i
Greater White-fronted Goose Anser albifrons LC breeding 1979 100 breeding pairs B1i

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)
Eqalummiut Nunaat and Nassuttuup Nunaa Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 579,530 protected area contains site 579,500


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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eqalummiut Nunaat-Nassuttuup Nunaa. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.