Current view: Text account
Year of compilation: 2000
Site description (baseline)
A group of small, low-lying, rocky offshore islands with sparse vegetation. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).
Other breeding auks include Uria aalge
, Cepphus grylle
and Fratercula arctica
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Egg-collecting is a problem.
PartialIBA overlaps with Breeding Reserve for Birds. IBA overlaps with Ramsar Site (Kitsissut Avalliit).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kitsissut Avalliit (Ydre Kitsissut). Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/58 on 02/06/2023.