GL045
Kjoveland


Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 15,000 ha

Protection status:


Site description
An area of tundra and dwarf-shrub heath situated in western Jameson Land, containing lakes, rivers and several marshes. Subsistence hunting takes place.

Key biodiversity
This is an important moulting site for Branta leucopsis.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kjoveland. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.