Country/territory: Faroe Islands (to Denmark)

IBA criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2 (2000)
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Area: 20 ha

Føroya Fuglafødifelag (Faroese Ornithological Society)

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 coastline of the northern tip of the island.

Key biodiversity
This is an internationally important seabird colony with over 20,000 pairs of breeding seabird.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kunoy. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.