Country/territory: Iceland

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, B3 (2015)
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Area: 380 ha

Fuglavernd - BirdLife Iceland

Site description
A small, rocky island, 14 km south-west of Reykjanes in south-west Iceland.

Key biodiversity
Other common breeding seabirds are Rissa tridactyla (3,000 pairs), Uria aalge (2,700 pairs) and Uria lomvia (510 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Eldey. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.