GL001
Littleton island and nearby islets


Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: B1i (2000)
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Area: 300 ha


Site description
A low-lying rocky island with adjacent rocky islets. Egg- and down-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
Possibly the largest Somateria mollissima breeding colony in Greenland.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Littleton island and nearby islets. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2022.