Bleiksøy This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A4iii (2014)
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Area: 530 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high very unfavourable not assessed
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Site description
A steep island of grass-covered slopes, with boulder-scree in gullies at the foot of vertical cliffs. Traditional collecting of eggs of Phalacrocorax aristotelis, Rissa tridactyla and other gulls is permitted until 1 June.

Key biodiversity
A seabird colony, with particularly important numbers of Fratercula arctica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bleiksøy. Downloaded from on 18/01/2021.