Site description (2000 baseline)
An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, grass slopes, and moorland areas to 600 m. Land-uses include sheep- grazing.
This is an internationally important seabird colony with c.80,000 pairs of breeding seabird, including Rissa tridactyla (2,500 pairs) and Uria aalge (23,700 individuals).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Fugloy. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/fugloy-iba-faroe-islands-(to-denmark) on 03/12/2023.