An extensive area of coastal tundra with river valleys and wetlands.
Important as a breeding and moulting site for two species of goose. Breeding birds include 8 of the 32 species that are restricted in Europe to the Arctic/tundra biome (when breeding).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hochstetter Forland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2019.