Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No serious threats are known at the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Itsako. Downloaded from on 08/08/2020.