Country/territory: Greenland (to Denmark)
IBA criteria met: A3, A4i, B1i (2000)
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Area: 100,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
Rolling tundra lowland with lakes and ponds, situated adjacent to the Inland Ice between 76°45'N and 77°35'N. Large expanses of bare ground (moraine) occur close to the ice sheet.
This is a significant moulting site for Anser brachyrhynchus. Breeding birds include 6 of the 32 species that are restricted in Europe to the Arctic/tundra biome (when breeding).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Western part of Germania land. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2928 on 03/06/2023.