FO018
Lítla Dímun


Country/territory: Faroe Islands (to Denmark)

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2 (2000)
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Area: 82 ha

Protection status:

Føroya Fuglafødifelag (Faroese Orginithological Society)

Site description
A small island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, and grass slopes. Land-uses include sheep-grazing.

Key biodiversity
The site holds internationally important seabird colonies, with over 30,000 pairs of breeding seabird, including Rissa tridactyla (13,100 pairs) and Uria aalge (6,200 individuals).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lítla Dímun. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/03/2019.