Country/territory: Iceland

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, B3 (2015)
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Area: 616 ha

Protection status:

Fuglavernd - BirdLife Iceland

Site description
An uninhabited offshore island with cliffs, off the Fáskrúdsfjördur firth. The defined area does not include the surrounding sea. Land-uses include some grazing, recreation, collection of Uria aalge eggs, and traditional harvesting of adult Fratercula arctica (`Other' land-use).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skrúdur. Downloaded from on 06/03/2021.