Hakluyt island

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1ii (2000)
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Area: 700 ha

Site description
An island with associated sea cliffs.

Key biodiversity
Also holds breeding Rissa tridactyla (2,000-5,000 pairs), Alca torda, Cepphus grylle (200 individuals), Alle alle (large numbers) and Fratercula arctica (1987 data).

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