Saunders island

Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii (2000)
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Area: 300 ha

Site description
An island with associated sea cliffs.

Key biodiversity
The site also holds breeding Fulmarus glacialis (5,000 individuals) and Cepphus grylle (100 individuals) (1987 data).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saunders island. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.