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Year of compilation: 2000
Site description (baseline)
An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, and grass slopes. Land-uses include sheep-grazing. The site comprises the seabird colonies that almost surround the island.
Koltur holds internationally important seabird colonies, with c.30,000 pairs of breeding seabird.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Koltur. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/94 on 10/06/2023.