IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B2, B3 (2014)
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Area: 9,520 ha
|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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An island with cliffs and steep slopes, partly covered with boulders, grassland and heath. There is sheep-grazing.
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).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Runde. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/03/2023.