Sea cliffs. Egg-collecting takes place (`Other' land-use).
The site holds large numbers of breeding seabirds, including Larus glaucoides (147 pairs), Rissa tridactyla (5,838 pairs), Uria lomvia (3,655 individuals), Alca torda and Cepphus grylle (1994 data). c.35,000 Rissa tridactyla were estimated to be present in 1984.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Appat, Ritenbenk. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.