Year of compilation: 2000

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).

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Part of the harvest of Fratercula arctica is exported to the Faeroes.

Protected areas
National High International None92 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Skrúdur, 92 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skrúdur. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.