Kjørholmane seabird reserve

Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B3 (2014)
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Area: 990 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description
Three larger and several smaller islands and islets, together with surrounding seas. The islands are mainly covered in boulders and scree, intermingled with ponds and vegetated areas. Human activities include fishing and sheep-grazing, both at low intensity.

Key biodiversity
This is the southernmost seabird colony of notable size in Norway.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kjørholmane seabird reserve. Downloaded from on 27/07/2021.