Kitsissunnguit (Grønne Ejland)

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i (2000)
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Area: 6,900 ha

Site description
Several small islands covered mainly with tundra and dwarf-shrub heath vegetation, as well as some small lakes and bogs. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
The archipelago is also important as a staging area for passage waders. Cepphus grylle breeds (179 pairs, 1996) and Rhodostethia rosea occasionally breeds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kitsissunnguit (Grønne Ejland). Downloaded from on 29/11/2021.