South Spitsbergen National Park IBA

Location:Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands (to Norway)
Area:1,154,723 acres (467,300 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B3
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:ET (Climate: polar; Temperature: polar tundra)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Branta leucopsis (Barnacle Goose)A4i, B1i, B3
Rissa tridactyla (Black-legged Kittiwake)A4i, B1i
Somateria mollissima (Common Eider)B1i
Uria lomvia (Thick-billed Murre)A4ii, B1ii

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263