Nordfjord and adjacent valley

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 19,000 ha

Site description (baseline)
A fjord and the adjacent valley, containing lakes and ponds.

Key biodiversity
The fjord is the most important moulting site for Somateria spectabilis in Greenland. Branta bernicla hrota stop over during autumn migration.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Nordfjord and adjacent valley. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.