Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A complex of coastal bays, small offshore islands, beaches and intertidal flats, south of the Breidafjördur area.

Key biodiversity
An important staging area for wildfowl and waders.

Protected areas
National High International None3,000 ha of IBA covered by Conservation Area (Breidafjördur, 300,000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alftafjordur-Hofsstadavogur. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.