Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A4iii (2000)
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Area: 5,000 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description
Gently sloping sides of a south-facing valley, covered with scree.

Key biodiversity
More than 10,000 pairs of seabird breed here, the commonest species being Fratercula arctica (c.10,000 pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fugløya. Downloaded from on 18/01/2021.