Andøya (including Skogvoll)

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2014

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis LC passage 2009-2013 4,000-7,500 individuals A4i, B1i
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus LC passage 2010 2,000-2,500 individuals B1i
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT breeding 2009 10 breeding pairs A1

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Skogvoll Nature Reserve 5,545 protected area contained by site 5,545
Risøysundet Nature Reserve 504 protected area contained by site 504
Åholmen Nature Reserve 195 protected area contained by site 195


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Blanket bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs, Salt marshes, Sand dunes and beaches, Standing freshwater -
Marine Coastal/Supratidal -
Marine Intertidal -
Marine Neritic -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
rangeland/pastureland -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Andøya (including Skogvoll). Downloaded from on 11/12/2019.