IS016
Ósar


Country/territory: Iceland

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i (2000)
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Area: 400 ha

Protection status:

Fuglavernd - BirdLife Iceland

Site description
A shallow, tidal bay just south of Keflavík airport. The village of Hafnir, on the bay, has a harbour.

Key biodiversity
In winter there is also a wide variety of other coastal waterbirds, including Aythya marila (100; one of two flocks in Iceland) and Calidris maritima (c.300).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ósar. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.