Inner part of Porsanger fjord IBA

Area:4,942 acres (2,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B3
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Dfc (Climate: snow; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: cool summer)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anser erythropus (Lesser White-fronted Goose)A1
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)A4i, A4iii, B1i
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)A4i, B1i
Mergus merganser (Common Merganser)A4i, B1i
Numenius phaeopus (Whimbrel)B3
Philomachus pugnax (Ruff)B3
Somateria mollissima (Common Eider)B1i

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