Nunatsiaq (Rotten)

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2000)
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Area: 20 ha

Protection status:

Site description
A small, grass-covered island. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
Possibly the largest Fratercula arctica breeding colony in Greenland. The site also holds breeding Alca torda (50 individuals) and Cepphus grylle (1976 data).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nunatsiaq (Rotten). Downloaded from on 18/01/2021.