Site description (2000 baseline)
An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, and grass slopes. Land-uses include sheep-grazing. The site comprises the seabird colonies that almost surround the island.
Koltur holds internationally important seabird colonies, with c.30,000 pairs of breeding seabird.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Koltur. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/koltur-iba-faroe-islands-(to-denmark) on 03/10/2023.