The Froan archipelago consists of hundreds of islands, islets and skerries. Most of the islands are low and undulating, with rock outcrops, moorland and small bogs. Only the islands of Sauøya and Sørbuøya are inhabited at present.
Up to 17 Gavia adamsii and eight Gavia immer winter in the area.
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Froan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/02/2018.