Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

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

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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Itsako. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022.