UK252
Sule Skerry and Sule Stack


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
Sule Skerry lies about 60 km west of Orkney Mainland, with Sule Stack a further 8 km to the south-west. The vegetation on Sule Skerry is limited by sea spray and bird activity, and is dominated by Tripleurospermum inodorum during the summer. A lighthouse is present. Sule Stack is a high, bare rock stack, with no vascular plants. Both islands are important for breeding seabirds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sule Skerry and Sule Stack. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2021.