Year of compilation: 2000
A low-lying rocky island with adjacent rocky islets. Egg- and down-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).
Possibly the largest Somateria mollissima
breeding colony in Greenland.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Many thousands of eggs were collected each year until at least 1998.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Littleton island and nearby islets. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.