Site description (2000 baseline)
A wetland area on an extensive gravel plain, 13 km east of the town Kirkjubæjarklaustur. Habitats include springs, large and small flood-marshes of sedge (Carex, Eriophorum), sandy areas with rushes Juncus, and flat areas of gravel that are partly or completely vegetated. Land-uses include grazing.
Little information on birds is available for the area.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Brunasandur. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/brunasandur-iba-iceland on 02/12/2023.