Ikkattoq and adjacent archipelago

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Ikkattoq and adjacent archipelago

  • Country: 
    Denmark
  • Site number: 
    387
  • Area: 
    44,880 ha
  • Designation date: 
    27-01-1988
  • Coordinates: 
    62°40'N 50°07'W
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Overview

Ikkattoq and adjacent archipelago. 27/01/88; Nuuk; 44,880 ha; 62°40'N 050°08'W. A shallow, tidal fjord, extensive mudflats and numerous small islands. The area is important for the globally threatened sea eagle, which breeds at the site, staging marine ducks, and Greenland's largest known molting flock of Red-breasted merganser Mergus serrator (1,000 individuals in 1985, 474 in 1999). Ramsar site no. 387. Most recent RIS information: 2002.

Administrative region: 
Nuuk

  • National legal designation: 
    • Area important to wildlife
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2002

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