Carey islands

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: B1ii (2000)
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Area: 1,000 ha

Site description
Islands with associated sea cliffs.

Key biodiversity
Also holds breeding Larus hyperboreus, Alca torda, Cepphus grylle (230 individuals) and Fratercula arctica (60 individuals) (1987 data).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carey islands. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.