Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, grass slopes, and moorland areas to 600 m. Land-uses include sheep- grazing.

Key biodiversity
This is an internationally important seabird colony with c.80,000 pairs of breeding seabird, including Rissa tridactyla (2,500 pairs) and Uria aalge (23,700 individuals).

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fugloy. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.