Ikkattoq fjord and islands

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2 (2000)
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Area: 44,900 ha

Site description
A fjord containing several islands, rocky and sandy shorelines, extensive intertidal flats, and areas of shallow water.

Key biodiversity
The concentration of moulting Mergus serrator is the largest in Greenland.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ikkattoq fjord and islands. Downloaded from on 03/02/2023.