Year of compilation: 2000
A fjord containing several islands, rocky and sandy shorelines, extensive intertidal flats, and areas of shallow water.
The concentration of moulting Mergus serrator
is the largest in Greenland.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
With the exception of local disturbance caused by hunting, no serious threats are known at the site.
PartialIBA overlaps with Ramsar Site (Ikkattoq).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ikkattoq fjord and islands. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2022.