Runde This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3 (2014)
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Area: 9,520 ha

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high very unfavourable not assessed
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Site description
An island with cliffs and steep slopes, partly covered with boulders, grassland and heath. There is sheep-grazing.

Key biodiversity
An important seabird colony, the largest in southern Norway. Breeding numbers of Stercorarius skua (15 pairs) and S. parasiticus (3 pairs) are also noteworthy. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (non-breeding visitor; probably breeds too).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Runde. Downloaded from on 22/03/2023.