GL006
Booth Sund area


Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 8,000 ha


Site description (2000 baseline)
A well-vegetated plain located to the south of the Booth Sund inlet, comprising tundra and marsh habitats and several shallow lakes. The shallow inlet contains many small islands.

Key biodiversity
Also important for breeding Sterna paradisaea and moulting Anser caerulescens.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Booth Sund area. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/booth-sund-area-iba-greenland-(to-denmark) on 02/03/2024.