Kitsissut Avalliit (Ydre Kitsissut)

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1ii, B3 (2000)
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Area: 4,500 ha

Site description
A group of small, low-lying, rocky offshore islands with sparse vegetation. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
Other breeding auks include Uria aalge, Cepphus grylle and Fratercula arctica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kitsissut Avalliit (Ydre Kitsissut). Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.