Year of compilation: 2000
An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, and grass slopes. The site comprises the seabird colonies that are mainly along the western side of the island.
Suduroy holds internationally important seabird colonies, with nearly 200,000 pairs of breeding seabird, including Rissa tridactyla
(39,200 pairs) and Uria aalge
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The brown rat Rattus norvegicus,
which is present on the island, poses a threat to seabird colonies.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Suduroy. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 07/03/2021.