Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)
IBA Criteria met: B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 8,500 ha
Several small, low-lying islands situated in shallow waters. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).
The site holds important numbers of breeding seabirds, including Uria lomvia (3,000 individuals), Cepphus grylle (134 individuals), and Sterna paradisaea (1992 data).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islands west and north-west of Simiuttat and south of Qilangarsuit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/03/2023.