Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B3 (2000)
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Area: 3,000 ha

Site description
Sea cliffs bordering a narrow fjord. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).

Key biodiversity
Eight seabird colonies are located within the fjord. These also hold breeding Rissa tridactyla (8,618 pairs), Uria aalge and Cepphus grylle (1992 data).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sermilinnguaq. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.