GL018
Itsako


Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 8,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
Extensive tundra with several ponds and large areas of marsh.

Key biodiversity
Important for moulting and breeding Anser albifrons flavirostris and the only site in Greenland where Cygnus columbianus regularly occurs.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Itsako. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.