Country/territory: Faroe Islands (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, B1ii, B2 (2000)
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Area: 35 ha

Føroya Fuglafødifelag (Faroese Ornithological Society)

Site description
An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, and grass slopes. Land-uses include sheep-grazing. The site comprises the seabird colonies of the northern and south-eastern headlands.

Key biodiversity
This is an internationally important seabird colony.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bordoy. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.