Flatey, Skjálfanda


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2015

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica VU breeding 2014 9,800 breeding pairs A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 2014 min 11,000 breeding pairs A4iii

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flatey, Skjálfanda. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/10/2019.